Baby Plant - Aluminium (Pilea Cadierei)
Pot diameter - 7cm
This plant requires at least four hours of indirect, but bright, sunlight a day. Do not permit this plant to be exposed to overly bright or direct sunlight. Too much sun will burn the leaves and cause the green parts to turn brown.
The Aluminum plant needs to be watered differently during different times of the year. During spring and summer, the top quarter inch of the soil should be kept moist. During fall and winter, allow the top quarter inch of soil to dry out before watering again. Do not permit water to stand in the saucer underneath the plant.
Pilea cadierei requires a year-round temperature between 60-75 ºF (15-23 ºC). It can tolerate short periods of time outside of this temperature range, but continued exposure will killPaHumidity
Normal air humidity will please this plant. If your home is overly dry during the winter, mist the leaves every other day with plain water.
Fertilize the aluminum plant once a month during the growing season. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer, such as 7-7-7 or 20-20-20. To prepare a fertilizing solution, mix 1 tablespoon of fertilizer with 1 gallon of water. Stop fertilizing during winter.
Toxic for cats and dogs.
Melbourne metro areas, postcode range 3000 - 3207 (exclude 3063, 3099, 3139).
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