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Pilea cadierei Aluminium plant Tanaman perak Urticaceae

Pilea cadierei, Aluminium plant	, Tanaman perak


Pilea cadierei, Aluminium plant	, Tanaman perak

This Vietnamese species, which is a free-branching, 18in (4Pilea cadierei, Aluminium plant	, Tanaman perak5cm) tall perennial, is very popular as a house plant.
It has 3in (8cm) long, deep green, lance-shaped leaves striped with bands of metallic silver.
Clusters of tiny cream flowers form at the stem tips but are not really a feature.
Flowering colors: Cream
Cultivation: They grow in moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil in part-shade.
Propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.