chinese money plant

Commonly known as the Chinese Money Plant, this charming beauty, with its round, coin-shaped leaves, is a perfect plant for the beginner.

Emerald green discs perch on upright stems and grow vigorously. A member of the stinging nettle family, pileas are easy to care for, and add an air of whimsy to your home or office.

 how this nature nurtures you 

Not surprisingly, pileas are said to attract wealth and abundance into your home. Their round leaves are so cheerful and pleasing that they enhance your mood. They improve your indoor environment by removing toxins and allergens from the air.

 how to nurture your nature 


Southern China


Water every 1 or 2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out before rewatering


Tolerates low light, but prefers bright, indirect light. Rotate your pilea regularly to encourage even growth.


16-30 degrees celsius


No extra humidity is required


Non-toxic to humans and animals


Feed every month in the spring and summer with an all purpose fertilizer.  Apply to damp soil so you don't burn the roots.  


Pileas love to stretch toward the light. Be sure to rotate your plant regularly to encourage even growth.

These will also send out offsets or pups.  Watch this 3-minute video about how to propagate Pilea by removing them.