The Pilea peperomioides has many different common names and may also be referred to as the Chinese money plant, coin plant, pancake plant, and UFO plant.
It is grown primarily for its unique foliage - and although it can produce small, white flowers throughout the spring months, the Pilea peperomioides often does not flower when grown indoors. Learn how to grow this attractive houseplant!
Although this popular houseplant may be difficult to get your hands on, once you have one it is surprisingly easy to care for.
Provide your Pilea peperomioides with bright light, semi-regular watering, and some light feeding in the spring and summer months and it will thrive. Plus, Chinese money plants are easy to propagate, and a healthy plant will produce plenty of offshoots which you can easily separate to create more plants. Share them with friends, or keep them for yourself - once you have a Chinese money plant, you will never need to buy another one!