Pilea Peperomioides

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LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Your Pilea will do best in a bright, indirect sunny spot in your home. Even though this plant is part of the succulent family, do not place your Pilea in direct sunlight since it will scorch the leaves. In order to prevent your Pilea from growing lopsided, rotate it at least 2-3 times a week since it grows towards the sun. This plant can adapt to lower light areas, but the leaves will turn a darker green and the plant will spread out more.

WATER REQUIREMENTS
Allow the soil to dry between waterings, as Pilea do not like soggy soil. Watch the leaves—when they start looking a tad droopy, it’s time to water your plant. In warmer weather, they need to be watered more frequently.

HUMIDITY PREFERENCE
This plant does not require any extra humidity and does well in a drier environment.

OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE
Your Pilea will be happiest in normal household temperatures between 65-75 degrees. However, make sure that your Pilea does not sit near the heating vents in the winter, as it may drop its leaves.

PLANT FOOD
For best results, use a general liquid houseplant fertilizer at half the recommended strength twice during the spring and summer.

ADDITIONAL CARE
If you notice white spots on your Pilea, they are most likely caused by salts and chemicals in your water. If you do not have a filtration system, leaving the tap water in an open container overnight before watering can help remove some of the chlorine and fluoride.

TOXICITY
Pilea are generally non-toxic for humans and pets. However, when ingested in very large quantities, they can cause a mild digestive reaction.

Mazzeta Policies

1. Care Instructions:
-When you receive your plant, remove all packaging.
- Proceed to remove the moss that comes with the plant & check to see if the plant needs watering.
-The mailing process may cause strain/stress on the plants that may last for the first few days your have it. While they get accustomed to their new climate, we advise you against fertilizing.

2. Shipping:

- Processing Time:
The time we need to prepare an order for shipping varies.
Please, see individual items.

We will notify you , as soon as your plant has been shipped!

Once we are processing your order,
we will select and inspect your plant to be sure to carefully package it for you.

We always try to make sure our plants arrive on time and in perfect conditions.

Though it goes without saying, live plants are fragile and the process of shipping is not always the kindest or easiest.

3. Returns and exchanges

We gladly accept cancellations.
Just be sure to contact us before the plant has been shipped.

We do not accept returns or exchanges. If you should have any problems with your order, please contact us immediately.