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Posted 5M ago by @zoexvn

Bought this plant a couple of days ago and the soil was very dry. I watered it and it seemed fine, but today I noticed some of the leaves cracking. Anyone knows how to help with this?
#ChineseMoneyPlant
6” pot
Last watered 4 weeks ago
Mechanical damage, incorrect placement, insufficient root systems, and a short temperature range contribute to splitting Pilea leaves. Also, dry roots, excessive moisture, and fertilizers all can contribute to cracks on Chinese Money Plant leaves. Maintain a humidity level of at least 50% and a temperature range of 60 to 75 degrees. You don’t need to do a lot of heavy watering with these clever plants because they store water in their leaves. However, the fact that they don’t begin to show signs of thirst until the situation is dire makes it easy to forget to water them at all.
The dark brown spots look like bruising. It could be from getting knocked up a bit on the transport home.
FYI, your plant looks like a Raindrop Peperomia.
@sarahsalith Ahh! That makes so much more sense! Thank you!

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