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Panamiga, Pan-American friendship plant
Scientific Name: Pilea involucrata (Sims) Urb.
Synonym:
Family: Urticaceae
Panamiga, Pan-American friendship plant (Pilea  involucrata)
Pilea 'Norfolk' in a greenhouse.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

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

Watering Needs: Needs a moist soil

Propagation: Cuttings


The Panamiga 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.

Pilea involucrata 'Silver Tree'

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