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Pilea glauca

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Species: Pilea glauca

Common name(s): Baby Tears, Aquamarine, Silver Sprinkles Baby Tears, Red Stem Tears

Native to: Cuba

Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing

Water preferences: Medium or high moisture

Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial

General Information and Care: Pilea glauca, also commonly known as Aquamarine or Red Stem Tears, is another quick, low growing terrarium plant. This species is extremely well known for the red stems that hold the small silver to green leaves. The leaves are typically the size of a pencil eraser (or about ¼” or less). This plant is best grown as a ground cover, and appreciates ample moisture.

Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 3

Shipped Size: Well rooted plant that has been grown in a 2.5” pot. Will be shipped bareroot.