Plant Care Aluminum Plant
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Aluminum Plant

4.3 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Aluminum Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Aluminum Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Pilea cadierei
Pilea
Urticaceae
Rosales

What other plant parents say

Aluminum Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Aluminum Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Aluminum Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Aluminum Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Nataleaf avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Aluminum Plant named Sylvia by Nataleaf on Greg, the plant care app
04/07/2021

Such an easy to grow plant with beautiful leaf patterns! Mine does extremely well sitting in an East facing window. They will let you know when they’re thirsty by dramatically “fainting,” and then th…

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Newport, OR
Rating of the plant Aluminum Plant named Max by Plantdaddi on Greg, the plant care app
02/12/2021

Lil bud LOVES water. You’ll think you’ve overwatered and the next day the leaves will be wilting because it needs *more* water. V good at indicating when it needs more. Leaves will become slightly c…

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How to care for Aluminum Plant

Water

How often to water your Aluminum Plant

Water needs for Aluminum Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Aluminum Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Aluminum Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Aluminum Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Aluminum Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Aluminum Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Aluminum Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Aluminum Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Aluminum Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Aluminum Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Aluminum Plant

Aluminum Plant

Aluminum Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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