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Pilea depressa

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Pilea depressa

Pilea depressa is a bright green plant with small thick leaves. This nice and easy to keep plant looks very pretty in a hanging pot, because the stalks with leaves can then hang down. In a terrarium Pilea depressa does well as a decorative climbing plant.

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Pilea depressa
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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

Pilea depressa is easy to maintain and instantly adds a very natural atmosphere to office, living room or tropical terrarium. This type of Pilea has beautiful bright green leaves which are thick and shiny. Pilea depressa is often kept in a hanging pot allowing the stalks with many leaves to hang down. In a tropical terrarium, for example with poison dart frogs, Pilea depressa functions well as cover for the bottom and as climbing plant. The animals can find shelter in this decorative plant. Pilea depressa also ensure a better climate in the terrarium. For a natural biotope and appearance Araflora advises placing at least one living plant in your terrarium. The symbols below will give you some additional 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 depressa prefers being in a bright spot or one in partial shade. Direct sunlight is not good for this plant. In the office or living room Pilea depressa does well in a hanging pot. Water it in this pot twice a week, keeping the soil slightly moist. If Pilea depressa is placed in a terrarium the climate must be tropical or sub-tropical. A high humidity is appreciated by this climbing plant. The temperature must remain between 10 and 30 degrees Celsius. As a soil most types are suitable, for example one could use a potting soil of humus. Araflora offers many types of hanging pots for plant and we'Re sure to have the right one for your Pilea depressa plant. The plantcare symbols below will give you an indication about the care for pilea depressa.

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 ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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