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Aluminum Plant
Scientific Name: Pilea cadierei Gagnep. & Guillaumin
Family: Urticaceae
Aluminum Plant (Pilea  cadierei)
Pilea cadierei in a greenhouse.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Vietnam

Growth Habits: Evergreen to 12 inches tall (30 cm)

Watering Needs: Needs a moist soil

Propagation: Cuttings

The Aluminum plant requires a lot of moisture. We have no information on how well it does outside in Phoenix. Pileas become leggy and unattractive with age. Keep them bushy by pinching terminal buds and renew them using cuttings.

Blooming Habits:
Greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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