Common name: Missionary plant, Chinese money plant

Native to: South West China, West Indies

 

Also knoen as the "pass-me-on plant", this plant was collected and passed on between amateur gardeners well before it was officially identified.

 

Only growing about 30cm tall and wine, it is an erect, succulent, evergreen perennial, with round, dark green peltate leaves up to 10 cm in diameter on a long petiole. It is grown as an attreactive houseplant.

Pilea peperomioides

Ksh500.00Price
  • Native / exotic: Exotic

    Aspect: Indirect sunlight to partial shade

    Flowers: Inconspicuous

    Fragrance: None

    Foliage: Evergreen, round, dark green leaves on a long stem

    Growth habit: Erect to trailing 

    Hardiness: Requires misting and some maintenance

    Height: Up to 30 cm

    Spread: Up to 30 cm

    Soil requirements: Prefers moist well-drained soils. Keep well mulched

    Uses: Indoor plant species and terrarium plantings

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