The Chinese Money plant, who doesn’t recognize it? You must have seen the plant on windowsills, or even on Instagram. And we understand that! In general, the plant is not that demanding.
Pilea Peperomioides, that’s his official name. Although we find Chinese Money plant just a little easier. It owes its nickname to its round leaves.
Taking care of the Chinese Money plant
Do not place the Chinese Money plant in direct sunlight. The plant can’t stand that very well! Indirect sunlight, on the other hand, is nice for the Chinese Money plant.
Throughout the year, Chinese Money plant needs water once a week. In summer and winter. Attention! In summer you can of course give more water than in winter. Reduce the amount of watering as soon as autumn is in sight.
From spring every two weeks a little plant food, and then you won’t hear about the Chinese Money plant anymore.
Propagating the Chinese Money plant
The Chinese Money plant makes so many babies, that cuttings shouldn’t be a problem. On the contrary!
You can remove the shoots from the Chinese Money plant with a knife. In some cases, you can even easily remove the shoots from the root ball.
It is best to place the cutting in a vase with water. After a few weeks you will see that the roots have had a growth spurt. Then it is time to move the cutting to a flowerpot with fresh potting soil. It could hardly be easier!