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Pilea involucrata

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Pilea involucrata
Pilea involucrata is a plant with a notably colored silver leaf. The borders are bright green, which the middle is a purple-like dark silver. Pilea involucrata remains small and is a very beautiful and easy plant to keep in a tropical terrarium or in the house. This exotic plant is simple to care for as long as it gets enough light and water.
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Pilea involucrata
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Plant type
terrarium
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
40 cm
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
special

Product info

The tropical plant Pilea involucrata is a special sight to see due to the color and shape of the leaves. The leaves have an oblong shape and a bright green border. The center of the plant is a purple-like dark green and the two colors are strongly contrasted. The leaves have a wrinkled structure. Pilea involucrata grows easily in a pot or a terrarium and remains low. In a terrarium it offers shelter to reptile and amphibians, increases humidity and provides the air with oxygen. The symbols below will give you some indications for this plant.
Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
100 cm
100 cm
Adult width:
40 cm
40 cm
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Terrarium
terrarium
Growth habit:
Creeping
creeping
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Special
special
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South America
South America
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m
 

Plant care

Pilea involucrata 'Silver' likes a bight spot, but must absolutely be kept out of direct sunlight. If the plant is kept in a terrarium, Pilea involucrata likes it moist, optionally with some artificial light. Make sure this plant'S soil is always a little moist. Standing water at the roots is bad for this plants, as it causes the roots to rot. Pilea involucrata isn'T picky about soil types; a normal potting soil which lets moisture through easily is fine. Adding some plant nutrition to the water once every month promotes the growth. The plantcare symbols below will give you some more indication about the product care.
Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Protection:
Watering from above
watering from above
Watering tips:
Watering from above
watering from above
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
5 °C
5 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year

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