Species: Pilea depressa
Common name(s): Artillery Plant, Gun Powder Plant, Baby Tears
Native to: Puerto Rico, Central and South America
Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium or high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial
General Information and Care: Pilea depressa is a great quick growing plant that does great in a terrarium. This species is known for its bright green foliage and small but extremely sturdy leaves. Unlike many other smaller plants that Glass Box Tropicals offers, this one can hold up to even many of the larger dart frogs currently in the hobby. Additionally, this is a great plant to allow to cascade down a background.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 3
Shipped Size: Well rooted plant that has been grown in a 2.5â pot. Will be shipped bareroot.