Pilea Involucrata | Friendship Plant
The Pilea Involucrata, otherwise known as the friendship plant or moon valley is characterized by its velvety green leaves with deep bronze veins This plant originated in Central and South America.
Nicknames: Friendship Plant, Moon Valley
Origin: Central and South America
Size: up to a foot (12 inches) in length
Lighting: The Moon Valley Plant will thrive best in bright indirect light; leaves will burn in direct sunlight.
Watering: Keep soil to moist spring, summer, and fall; this plant can be left a little dryer in the winter.
Fertilizing: Feed every month spring and summer with a liquid fertilizer half diluted.
Temperature: The Friendship plant thrives in 65-80°F all year-round.
Humidity:This plant requires high humidity environments to thrive.
Soil:Use a Peat moss based soil mix.
Pruning:Prune the ‘Moon Valley’ plant by pinching back the main stem to encourage fuller plant growth.
Potential Problems:These plants are resilient to disease and pests.
Poison Information:The Friendship plant is a non-toxic plant.