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Pilea anthurium plant/ Pilea Cadierei variegata/ Watermelon Pilea

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Quantity: A single well-rooted plant cased in coco peat casing

The Pilea Anthurium Plant,also called Watermelon plant is a evergreen ,perennial plant with a colour of dark green and oval shaped leaf.The leaf contains silvery patches or marks on its surface ,hence it is called as watermelon pilea.They can be grown both in outdoor and indoor with bright sunlight and suitable temperature conditions.
It is a shrub like plant which are having a short growing nature.They are used in water gardens and hence the plant grows with suitable conditions.
The Pilea Anthurium plant,also called watermelon pilea,they has silvery patches on their leaf surface and it resembles same as that of melon.This leaf has a different pattern in which raised areas are seen in between the veins of the leaf and so they stand out with a silvery patch on their surface.The leaf are oval in shape and some are pointed and rounded tip.
The surface of leaf are waxy and has a fleshy stem.Greenish-white colour flowers ,which forms in a cluster(group of flowers) are seen.This plant is suited for indoor gardening ,in small spaces and it makes it as keystone. This plant is safe to our pets like dogs,cats,horses etc.
The leaves of Pilea Anthurium plant is showy and contains silver markings which make them a stunning and beautiful indoor plant.
It is a species of flowering plants and belong to the family Urticaceae.It grows upto 30 cm tall and 21 cm wide plant.
What makes Pilea Anthurium plant important
â– Pilea Anthurium plant is a easy maintenance indoor plant
â– This is easy to care plant.
â– This is a stunning and most popular house plant.
This plant is usually grown in a desktop area or near a garden area,this plant is suited for growing as a indoor plant.They are also grown near water near gardens and this make to grow them .The silver markings on their leaf make them attractive and they are considered as a pet safe indoor plant.
If we want to grow our own pilea,we need 15 cm Grower Round plastic pot.Take a small cuttings or take a new plant
●From plant cuttings:The easiest and best method of growing plant is mentioned.This is mostly practiced at the time of spring and summer season.Always use a fresh tip and a scissors for cutting.Remove the lowest leaves at the branches.Use a container and take the plant and put under a bright indirect sunlight for its growth.
●From nursery:Always take a container with drainage holes which can accommodate a plant.We should lift the plant from the pot and makes roots and soil loosen.Place the plant in nutrients rich soil for their better growth.

Number
Item name
1
Pilea Anthurium plant/Watermelon plant.
2
6 inch(15 cm)Grower Round Plastic -pot

Plant specifications
Plant height
6-12 inch(15 -30 cm)
Plant spread
3-5 inch(7-13 cm)

Common name
Watermelon plant

Maximum height
0.75 to 1.00 feet

Flower colour

Greenish white colour
Time of bloom

Early winter time
Most difficulty level

Easy to grow

Plant care
1.Light
The plant need a bright indirect sunlight for its growth. Excess sunlight harm the appearance of silvery patches on their leaf surface.When sunlight is more exposed to the plant the leaf becomes yellow in colour.
2.Temperature
The plant doesn’t need winter cold as this climate may harm the leaf appearance. In winter season it is better to grow this plant indoor,because cold can kill the leaf and hence destroy the plant.
3.Watering
With the help of small stick ,dip into the soil to check the porosity of the soil.
Take 1 cup of water and pour to the top surface of the soil when it is too rough
Water the plant in morning time or at the evening
Never over pour water to the plant
Always remember to water the plants everyday at morning and evening in the summer days and reduce the amount of water at rainy or winter days.
Key requirements of the plant
Features
Characters
1.Sunlight
1.light bright sunlight

2.Water
2.Moderate watering

3. Soil
3.Well drained porous soil

4.Temperature
4.60 to 75 degrees

5.Fertilizers
5.Any organic fertilizers can be used.

Other features of plant
Soil type
Organic rich soil

Soil pH
5.0-6.0

Exposure
Bright indirect sunlight is required

Planting depth
inch of container

Soil drainage
Well drainage soil

Height of plant
9-12 inches

Application of fertilizers
Firstly,loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots ,because roots take up the nutrients for the plant and add fertilizers to it.
The main growing season of the plant is the early months ,January to March,always use organic fertilizers once in a month
After the use of fertilizers, water should be added.

Plant protection
Inorder to protect plant,certain remedies should be used,
Infected ,dead or damaged parts of plant should be removed from the plant
Neem oil,Eucalyptus oil or citrus oil can be sprayed for the primary treatment of any insect attack or diseases of plants.
Don’ts for the plant
If we keep the plants in pots that doesn’t have drainage holes,never over pour of water should be done.
AC Vents should be away from this plant pot
As plant leaves contain silvery patches,never pour water to the leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant to your location
Before watering the plants,ensure the moisture level of the plant
Before watering,insert finger to the soil to check whether it is dry or not
Never put the plant at the direct sunlight, because it can change the color of leaves.

Ornamental uses

This plant is used for different needs like indoor plant,small desktop plant ,ground cover plant and so on….

Pilea Anthurium plant/Watermelon pilea
The Pilea Anthurium Plant, also called Watermelon plant is a evergreen, perennial plant with a colour of dark green and oval shaped leaf. The leaf contains silvery patches or marks on its surface, hence it is called as watermelon pilea. They can be grown both in outdoor and indoor with bright sunlight and suitable temperature conditions.
It is a shrub like plant which are having a short growing nature. They are used in water gardens and hence the plant grows with suitable conditions.
The Pilea Anthurium plant, also called watermelon pilea, they have silvery patches on their leaf surface and it resembles same as that of melon. This leaf has a different pattern in which raised areas are seen in between the veins of the leaf and so they stand out with a silvery patch on their surface. The leaf is oval in shape and some are pointed and rounded tip.
The surface of leaf is waxy and has a fleshy stem. Greenish-white colour flowers, which forms in a cluster (group of flowers) are seen. This plant is suited for indoor gardening, in small spaces and it makes it as keystone. This plant is safe to our pets like dogs, cats, horses etc.
The leaves of Pilea Anthurium plant is showy and contains silver markings which make them a stunning and beautiful indoor plant.
It is a species of flowering plants and belong to the family Urticaceae.It grows upto 30 cm tall and 21 cm wide plant.
What makes Pilea Anthurium plant important
• Pilea Anthurium plant is an easy maintenance indoor plant
• This is easy to care plant.
• This is a stunning and most popular house plant.
This plant is usually grown in a desktop area or near a garden area, this plant is suited for growing as a indoor plant. They are also grown near water near gardens and this make to grow them. The silver markings on their leaf make them attractive and they are considered as a pet safe indoor plant.
If we want to grow our own pilea, we need 15 cm Grower Round plastic pot. Take a small cutting or take a new plant
●From plant cuttings: The easiest and best method of growing plant is mentioned.This is mostly practiced at the time of spring and summer season.Always use a fresh tip and a scissors for cutting.Remove the lowest leaves at the branches.Use a container and take the plant and put under a bright indirect sunlight for its growth.
●From nursery: Always take a container with drainage holes which can accommodate a plant.We should lift the plant from the pot and makes roots and soil loosen.Place the plant in nutrients rich soil for their better growth.

Number Item name
1 Pilea Anthurium plant/Watermelon plant.
2 6 inch (15 cm)Grower Round Plastic -pot

Plant specifications
Plant height 6-12 inch (15 -30 cm)
Plant spread 3-5 inch (7-13 cm)

Common name Watermelon plant
Maximum height 0.75 to 1.00 feet

Flower colour
Greenish white colour
Time of bloom
Early winter time
Most difficulty level
Easy to grow

PLANT CARE
1.LIGHT
The plant needs a bright indirect sunlight for its growth. Excess sunlight harms the appearance of silvery patches on their leaf surface. When sunlight is more exposed to the plant the leaf becomes yellow in colour.
2.Temperature
The plant doesn’t need winter cold as this climate may harm the leaf appearance. In winter season it is better to grow this plant indoor, because cold can kill the leaf and hence destroy the plant.
3.Watering
• With the help of small stick, dip into the soil to check the porosity of the soil.
• Take 1 cup of water and pour to the top surface of the soil when it is too rough
• Water the plant in morning time or at the evening
• Never over pour water to the plant
• Always remember to water the plants everyday at morning and evening in the summer days and reduce the amount of water at rainy or winter days.
Key requirements of the plant
Features Characters
1.Sunlight 1.light bright sunlight

2.Water 2.Moderate watering

3. Soil 3.Well drained porous soil

4.Temperature 4.60 to 75 degrees

5.Fertilizers 5.Any organic fertilizers can be used.

Other features of plant
Soil type Organic rich soil
Soil pH 5.0-6.0
Exposure Bright indirect sunlight is required
Planting depth 1.0 inch of container
Soil drainage Well drainage soil
Height of plant 9-12 inches

Application of fertilizers
• Firstly, loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots, because roots take up the nutrients for the plant and add fertilizers to it.
• The main growing season of the plant is the early months, January to March, always use organic fertilizers once in a month
• After the use of fertilizers, water should be added.

Plant protection
Inorder to protect plant, certain remedies should be used,
• Infected, dead or damaged parts of plant should be removed from the plant
• Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or citrus oil can be sprayed for the primary treatment of any insect attack or diseases of plants.
Don’ts for the plant
• If we keep the plants in pots that doesn’t have drainage holes, never over pour of water should be done.
• AC Vents should be away from this plant pot
• As plant leaves contain silvery patches, never pour water to the leaves.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant to your location
• Before watering the plants, ensure the moisture level of the plant
• Before watering, insert finger to the soil to check whether it is dry or not
• Never put the plant at the direct sunlight, because it can change the color of leaves.

Ornamental uses

This plant is used for different needs like indoor plant, small desktop plant ,ground cover plant and so on….

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