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Scientific Name: Pilea cadierei
Pronunciation: PILL-ee-uh kad-eye-ER-ee-eye
Common Name: aluminum plant
Family Name: Urticaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure:
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
aluminum plant
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible, Succulent
Surfaces: Lustrous, Rugose
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Obtuse
Margins: Crenate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Flowers clustered
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Not showy, White
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Propagation: Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Maintenance:Medium
Pest Susceptibility: Mealybugs, Mites, Root rot
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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