Pilea spruceana 'Silver Tree'
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: 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
Plant Size: 2" pot
This pilea is quite easy to grow, even with some neglect. Leaves are dark and coppery with streaks of silver running length-wise. Great for terrariums