Plant Care Pilea Spruceana
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Pilea Spruceana

4.3 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Pilea Spruceana has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Pilea Spruceana has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Silver Tree, Silver Tree, Artillery Plant, pilea silver tree and Norfolk

Taxonomy

Pilea spruceana
Pilea
Urticaceae
Rosales

How to care for Pilea Spruceana

Water

How often to water your Pilea Spruceana

Water needs for Pilea Spruceana
0.5 cups
every 9

Pilea Spruceana 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 Spruceana

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Silver Tree in your home

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

Pilea Spruceana 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pilea Spruceana in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pilea Spruceana

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Pilea Spruceana

Pilea Spruceana

Pilea Spruceana


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.

What other plant parents say

Pilea Spruceana has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Pilea Spruceana has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Pilea Spruceana has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Pilea Spruceana has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Gracekrogers avatar
@Gracekrogers
leaf-1 48 Plants
xp 1,699 XP
globe Norman, Oklahoma
06/22/2021

this cutie has grown so much in the past 6 months! so many new leafs! :)

Fast grower Fast grower

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