Pilea spruceana 'Ellen'

Native range: Central and South America

Known names: Pilea involucrata, Friendship 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: Soil can dry out slightly but best kept moist.

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

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: Yes

Plant Size: 2" pot


This pilea is quite easy to grow, even with some neglect. Leaves are silver!!! Very unique and fake-looking at the same time!

Pilea spruceana 'Ellen'