Chinese money plant is an adorable addition to any interior with its unusual round leaves.
The natural habitat of this plant is exclusively found in China, in the southwestern province of Sichuan and the western province of Yunnan. It thrives in woods at elevations ranging from 5000-1000ft (1500 to 3000m) on shaded, wet rocks. It is kept as a garden plant in China and as a houseplant all around the world.
Pilea Peperomioides has round, glossy, leathery, vivid green leaves with a diameter of up to 10 cm. At first, the bush looks quite inconspicuous, forming a small loose rosette consisting of several leaves on long and slender legs. However, over time, its main stem is pulled up and requires support. The plant develops a trunk throughout time, which is covered with leaves from bottom to top with good care. The plant grows quickly, frequently halting when it reaches 30-35 cm in height.
The flowering of Pilea Peperomioides is inconspicuous: small, unisexual, collected in inflorescence brushes located in the axils of the leaves, the flowers of the plants are almost imperceptible.