Plant Care Pilea mollis
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Pilea mollis

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Pilea mollis has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Pilea mollis has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Taxonomy

Pilea mollis
Pilea
Urticaceae
Rosales

What other plant parents say

Pilea mollis has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Pilea mollis has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Pilea mollis has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Pilea mollis has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Pilea mollis has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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Rating of the plant Pilea mollis named Mystery by Spoiledrotten on Greg, the plant care app
03/03/2021

Got her home and the leaves dried up and fell off. Picky about water??

How to care for Pilea mollis

Water

How often to water your Pilea mollis

Water needs for Pilea mollis
0.5 cups
every 9

Pilea mollis 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 Pilea mollis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Pilea mollis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pilea mollis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pilea mollis 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Pilea mollis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pilea mollis: 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 Pilea mollis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Pilea mollis

Pilea mollis

Pilea mollis


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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