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Moon Valley Pilea

Pilea mollis

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Also known as

Friendship Plant

Pilea mollis ÖBG 2012-05-17 by El Grafo (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Moon Valley Pilea Overview

Pilea mollis is a bushy, evergreen perennial plant from the Urticaceae family, originating from Colombia and Venezuela. Commonly known by the names Moon Valley Pilea and Friendship Plant, it is frequently grown indoors as a houseplant. This plant typically grows to around 30cm tall. This tender plant is grown for the foliage over the flowers, which are small, pink and not showy. Leaves are oval in shape and prominently textured. Place in partial to full shade and moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth.

How to propagate Moon Valley Pilea

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Moon Valley Pilea

Attractive leaves