The Moon Valley Pilea or Pilea Mollis is native to Central and South America. Its name, Moon Valley Pilea, is inspired by its deeply dimpled leaves – thought to look like the craters and valleys on the moon. The leaves are bushy in nature and are typically a bright yellow-green with dark copper veins. While it doesn’t need much sunlight to thrive, it does prefer humid environments.
- Bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Not suited for intense, direct sunlight.
- Water once or twice a week. Keep evenly moist, watering as soon as soil begins to dry out.
- Tolerates average home humidity. Prefers high humidity.
- Average home temperature of 65°F-75°F. If you’re comfortable, the Moon Valley Pilea is comfortable
- Non toxic to pets.