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Pilea Peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant)

Pilea Peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant)

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The Pilea Peperomioides, or Chinese Money Plant, is a symbol of good luck and prosperity. This plant features round, coin-like leaves and is incredibly easy to care for. Add a touch of fortune and charm to your home.

Nicknamed the Chinese Money plant because of its bright coin shaped leaves. Easy to grow and care for. 

Benefits of Pilea Peperomioides (Chinese Money Plant):

Easy Care: Pilea Peperomioides is known for its low-maintenance nature, making it an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.

Unique Appearance: With its distinct round leaves and upright growth habit, the Chinese Money Plant adds a touch of modern elegance to any space.

Air Purification: Like many indoor plants, Pilea helps improve indoor air quality by filtering out common pollutants, promoting a healthier living environment.

Propagation: Pilea is a prolific propagator, producing offshoots or "pups" that can be easily separated and potted, allowing you to expand your plant collection or share with friends.

Adaptability: This plant can thrive in a variety of light conditions, including bright indirect light and even some shade, making it versatile for different home environments.

Feng Shui Symbolism: Considered a symbol of good luck and prosperity in Feng Shui, the Pilea Peperomioides is believed to attract positive energy and financial well-being.

Compact Size: Its compact size makes it suitable for small spaces, shelves, or desktops, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of greenery without taking up much room.

Conversation Starter: The unique appearance and growth habit of the Chinese Money Plant make it a great conversation starter and a delightful addition to plant collections.


Photographs are representative of the species and not always of the specific plant shipped. Normal variations in size, pruning and leaf structure may occur.

Sun: Direct & Indirect

Pilea Peperomioides prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as this can scorch its delicate leaves. Place it near a window with filtered sunlight or in a location where it receives bright, indirect light throughout the day.

Light: Medium

In addition to indirect sunlight, Pilea Peperomioides can tolerate lower light conditions, but it may grow slower. If you notice the plant stretching or leaning towards the light source, it may indicate that it needs more light. Consider supplementing natural light with artificial grow lights to ensure optimal growth.

Water: When mostly dry

Water Pilea Peperomioides thoroughly but allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's essential to strike a balance. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure that the pot has proper drainage to prevent waterlogging.

Humidity: Medium

Pilea Peperomioides prefers moderate to high humidity levels. You can increase humidity around the plant by placing it on a pebble tray filled with water or using a humidifier. Misting the leaves occasionally can also help create a humid microclimate. However, avoid misting excessively, as it can lead to fungal issues.

Pet Friendly: Yes

Pilea Peperomioides is considered pet-friendly and non-toxic to cats and dogs. However, it's still best to keep it out of reach of pets to prevent accidental ingestion. If your pet nibbles on the plant, it may cause mild gastrointestinal discomfort, but it's generally not harmful. Nonetheless, monitor your pet's behavior around the plant and seek veterinary advice if any concerns arise.

Pro Tip

As Pilea Peperomioides matures, its leaves tend to orient themselves towards the light source. To promote balanced growth and prevent uneven orientation, rotate the pot every few days. If the leaf edges become crisp, consider raising the humidity level. Additionally, if you notice white dots forming on the leaves, provide the plant with more light.

Delivery Policy for Plant Condition

"I have only received part of my order. What to do?

No worries if you've only got part of your order! Our plants come from different nurseries and might arrive in separate shipments, typically 1-2 days apart. It's all part of ensuring your green friends reach you in top-notch condition!

If you do not receive the remaining packages within 48 hours contact support at

What is the Life Time Support?

Absolutely! Lifetime support means you can count on us whenever you have questions or uncertainties about your plant. Whether you're puzzled by its behavior or just want to ensure it's thriving, we're here for you. Connect with us on Instagram @mygreenscapeto or shoot us an email at

When it comes to our guarantee for plants shipped with standard or express, rest assured that we offer a 30-day happy healthy plant guarantee on all such shipments. This ensures that your plants are covered for 30 days after delivery, giving you peace of mind regarding their condition. If you have any concerns within this period, feel free to reach out to us for assistance.

For further details, please visit our Local Delivery, Store Pickup, Standard Shipping Guide Page.

What to expect

Your plant will arrive in a standard nursery pot, typically 0.5" - 1" smaller than the stated size to seamlessly fit into your chosen decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are available for separate purchase.

Just like nature intended, each plant is unique, showcasing natural variations in size, shape, and characteristics. Our commitment is to deliver a plant that closely resembles the one featured on our website, matching your chosen size, and with the potential to thrive happily in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! If you're pondering about ordering plants online, you're not alone. We've compiled the most frequently asked questions. Check out our FAQ section here for quick answers! Happy planting!

Size Guide

Choosing the right pot size for your plants can be a daunting task, especially if you're new to gardening. But fear not! Our pot sizes chart can help you find the perfect match for your plants, ensuring they have enough space to grow and thrive. With our guide, you'll be able to confidently choose the right pot size and plant variety for your gardening needs.

Plant Pot Size Guide.

Plant & Pot Size Chart
Extra Small 7-10 cm 2.5 - 3 inches
Small 11-12 cm 3.5 - 4 inches
Medium 14-17 cm 5 - 6 inches
Large 19-21 cm 8 - 10 inches
Extra Large 24-27 cm 12 - 14 inches

All sizes are specified in product details.

Your Complete Guide to Pot Sizes: What Size Should You Choose?

When selecting a pot for your plant, it's important to find the right size. But with all the different options out there, how do you know which one is best? We're here to help!

MyGreenscape's pot sizes chart is a great resource for finding your perfect fit. Our easy-to-read chart takes out all the guesswork and helps you quickly choose the right size for your plant.

Smaller pots are best for seedlings or small plants just starting out. These tend to be shallow but wide, allowing enough room for the roots of the young plant but not too much where they get overcrowded. Medium-sized pots are ideal when your plant has grown from its infancy and is ready for more space. These are deeper and wider than small pots, so that it can accommodate larger root systems - making sure your plant gets enough nourishment while still giving it breathing room. Large pots are top choice if you have an established plant in need of lots of space - think trees and large shrubs! The spacious depth and width allow plenty of room for deep root systems without struggling for air or light.

No matter what size you choose, MyGreenscape has got you covered, with our pot sizes chart guaranteeing you find the perfect fit every time!

Light Guide

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To prevent both under-watering and overwatering, use a well-draining potting mix and allow excess water to escape. Always check the soil moisture before adding more water to keep your plants thriving.