Plant Parenting: Pilea Make Pups Under the Soil

July 1, 2019

Can't get enough Chinese money plant (Pilea peperomioides)? Me neither! Luckily this beautiful houseplant is a prolific producer of baby plants, all on it's own.

Chinese Money Plant

Chinese Money Plant
One of my lovely Pileas perched in a window
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Pilea can be propagated by removing these offsets, or pups, that grow from the base of the main plant stem. These pups develop their own roots and can be cut away from the mother plant and potted up.

Want to learn how to take these clone cuttings...and all sorts of other types of cuttings? Be sure to pick up my book PLANT PARENTING

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