4″ Pilea Depressa (Baby Tears)
Also known as Baby Tears, the Pilea Depressa is a delicate creeping plant that makes beautiful hanging baskets, fairy-gardens and terrariums. This low-growing miniature vine is also known as tiny toes or leprechaun toes. It’s shiny green, round leaves and plump with scalloped edges. This is an easy to care plant with a fast growth rate.
Water: Does not like to sit in wet soil; allow the top of the soil to dry slightly between waterings.
Sunlight: Low to Medium light, will tolerate bright, Indirect light. Browning of leaves is a possible sign of over-exposure to light.
Placement: Pilea depressa prefers being in a bright spot or one in partial shade. Direct sunlight is not good for this plant. In the office or living room Pilea depressa does well in a hanging pot.
Food: Fertilize with half-strength liquid fertilizer once a month.
Pets: Safe for pets.