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  • Botanical Name: Pilea cadierei
  • Common Names: Aluminum

Pilea Aluminum: Shimmering Elegance in Green

The Pilea Aluminum, a botanical masterpiece, captivates with its shimmering elegance. Also known as the Aluminum Plant, it showcases unique silver markings on its lush green leaves, creating a striking contrast. Originating from China, this low-maintenance beauty thrives in moderate light and well-draining soil, making it an excellent addition to indoor spaces. Its compact size and ornamental foliage make it a popular choice for plant enthusiasts seeking a touch of sophistication. The Pilea Aluminum’s remarkable aesthetics and adaptability make it a perfect companion for those desiring a distinctive and stylish green accent in their homes.

Pilea Aluminum Care Guide: Shimmering Elegance for Your Indoor Oasis

Explore the world of botanical beauty with the Pilea Aluminum, a distinctive houseplant renowned for its ornate, silver-striped foliage. This comprehensive care guide will empower you to cultivate and maintain the allure of this elegant green companion, ensuring a dazzling and thriving presence in your indoor oasis.

I. Light:

  1. Moderate Indirect Light: Position the Pilea Aluminum in moderate, indirect light to promote healthy growth.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorching, favoring filtered or diffused light.

II. Temperature:

  1. Mild Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) for optimal development.
  2. Steady Environment: Avoid sudden temperature fluctuations, as the Pilea Aluminum prefers stability.

III. Humidity:

  1. Moderate to High Humidity: Create a moderately humid environment; consider misting or using a humidity tray.
  2. Avoid Drafts: Shield the plant from drafts, as excessive air movement can compromise humidity levels.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top inch to dry between waterings.
  2. Water Quality: Use room-temperature, filtered water to prevent mineral buildup and maintain soil health.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Choose a well-draining potting mix to prevent waterlogging and ensure aeration.
  2. Enriched with Organic Matter: Incorporate organic matter to enhance soil fertility and support plant vigor.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young or recently propagated Pilea Aluminum.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Maintain Shape: Regularly pinch back the tips to maintain a compact and bushy appearance.
  2. Remove Yellowing Leaves: Prune any yellow or damaged leaves promptly to encourage new growth.

VIII. Support:

  1. Compact Growth: Provide support for the plant as needed, especially if it tends to sprawl.
  2. Staking for Upright Growth: Consider stakes for added support if the plant exhibits a tendency to lean.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Spring Renewal: Spring is an ideal time for repotting to coincide with the plant’s active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings by rooting them in water or a suitable propagation mix.
  2. Transplanting Offsets: Separate and transplant offsets that emerge at the base of the plant for new growth.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Pests: Keep an eye out for pests such as spider mites and aphids, and treat promptly if detected.
  2. Overwatering: Adjust watering if signs of root rot or yellowing due to overwatering appear.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Showcase Silver Stripes: Highlight the plant’s unique silver stripes by placing it against a backdrop that enhances its visual appeal.
  2. Grouping with Complementary Plants: Consider grouping with other houseplants that complement the Pilea Aluminum’s aesthetic.

Elevate your indoor space with the radiant charm of the Pilea Aluminum. As you follow this care guide tailored for its unique needs, you’ll witness the silver-striped foliage flourish, creating an enchanting ambiance within your living quarters. May your Pilea Aluminum bring enduring elegance and botanical brilliance to your indoor oasis.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Pilea cadierei
  • Common Names: Aluminum

Pilea Aluminum: Shimmering Elegance in Green

The Pilea Aluminum, a botanical masterpiece, captivates with its shimmering elegance. Also known as the Aluminum Plant, it showcases unique silver markings on its lush green leaves, creating a striking contrast. Originating from China, this low-maintenance beauty thrives in moderate light and well-draining soil, making it an excellent addition to indoor spaces. Its compact size and ornamental foliage make it a popular choice for plant enthusiasts seeking a touch of sophistication. The Pilea Aluminum’s remarkable aesthetics and adaptability make it a perfect companion for those desiring a distinctive and stylish green accent in their homes.

Pilea Aluminum Care Guide: Shimmering Elegance for Your Indoor Oasis

Explore the world of botanical beauty with the Pilea Aluminum, a distinctive houseplant renowned for its ornate, silver-striped foliage. This comprehensive care guide will empower you to cultivate and maintain the allure of this elegant green companion, ensuring a dazzling and thriving presence in your indoor oasis.

I. Light:

  1. Moderate Indirect Light: Position the Pilea Aluminum in moderate, indirect light to promote healthy growth.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorching, favoring filtered or diffused light.

II. Temperature:

  1. Mild Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) for optimal development.
  2. Steady Environment: Avoid sudden temperature fluctuations, as the Pilea Aluminum prefers stability.

III. Humidity:

  1. Moderate to High Humidity: Create a moderately humid environment; consider misting or using a humidity tray.
  2. Avoid Drafts: Shield the plant from drafts, as excessive air movement can compromise humidity levels.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top inch to dry between waterings.
  2. Water Quality: Use room-temperature, filtered water to prevent mineral buildup and maintain soil health.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Choose a well-draining potting mix to prevent waterlogging and ensure aeration.
  2. Enriched with Organic Matter: Incorporate organic matter to enhance soil fertility and support plant vigor.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young or recently propagated Pilea Aluminum.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Maintain Shape: Regularly pinch back the tips to maintain a compact and bushy appearance.
  2. Remove Yellowing Leaves: Prune any yellow or damaged leaves promptly to encourage new growth.

VIII. Support:

  1. Compact Growth: Provide support for the plant as needed, especially if it tends to sprawl.
  2. Staking for Upright Growth: Consider stakes for added support if the plant exhibits a tendency to lean.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Spring Renewal: Spring is an ideal time for repotting to coincide with the plant’s active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings by rooting them in water or a suitable propagation mix.
  2. Transplanting Offsets: Separate and transplant offsets that emerge at the base of the plant for new growth.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Pests: Keep an eye out for pests such as spider mites and aphids, and treat promptly if detected.
  2. Overwatering: Adjust watering if signs of root rot or yellowing due to overwatering appear.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Showcase Silver Stripes: Highlight the plant’s unique silver stripes by placing it against a backdrop that enhances its visual appeal.
  2. Grouping with Complementary Plants: Consider grouping with other houseplants that complement the Pilea Aluminum’s aesthetic.

Elevate your indoor space with the radiant charm of the Pilea Aluminum. As you follow this care guide tailored for its unique needs, you’ll witness the silver-striped foliage flourish, creating an enchanting ambiance within your living quarters. May your Pilea Aluminum bring enduring elegance and botanical brilliance to your indoor oasis.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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