Plant Care Silver Sparkle Pilea
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Silver Sparkle Pilea

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Silver Sparkle Pilea has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Silver Sparkle Pilea has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Pilea libanensis

Taxonomy

Pilea glauca
Pilea
Urticaceae
Rosales

What other plant parents say

Silver Sparkle Pilea has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Silver Sparkle Pilea has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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@Christian
Kent, OH
Rating of the plant Silver Sparkle Pilea named wimpy bicth by Christian on Greg, the plant care app
03/30/2021

I don’t really know how to care for it but it is such a wimp when it comes to watering and maintenance but it’s surviving so.

How to care for Silver Sparkle Pilea

Water

How often to water your Silver Sparkle Pilea

Water needs for Silver Sparkle Pilea
0.5 cups
every 9

Silver Sparkle Pilea 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 Silver Sparkle Pilea

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 Silver Sparkle Pilea in your home

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

Silver Sparkle Pilea 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 Silver Sparkle Pilea

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

Care Summary for Silver Sparkle Pilea

Silver Sparkle Pilea

Silver Sparkle Pilea


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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