Pilea cadieri

Native range: Souther China, Vietnam

Known names: Aluminium plant

Hardiness: Best above 60°F, thrives indoors. 

Mature Size: ~12" tall, ~8" wide 

Light: Medium / Bright Shade. Bright direct light will wash out leaf pattern. 

Water: Medium. Soil can dry out slightly but best kept moist.

Soil: Fast-draining, holds moisture well but fast-draining. Add extra pumice or pearlite into potting mix. 

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: 4" pot


This plant is known as the "Aluminium plant" because the leaves are speckled with white pattern, making it look almost like it's been painted with aluminium.

Pilea cadierei