Aluminium Plant Overview
Pilea cadierei is a bushy, evergreen perennial plant from the Urticaceae family, originating from China and Vietnam. Commonly known by the names Aluminium Plant and Watermelon Pilea, 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, with attractive silver colouring between the prominent veins. Place in partial to full shade and moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth.