The Pilea 'Greysy' is cute-as-a-button. It has a dense mop of tiny grey-green leaves that trail over the edge of the pot.
Growing pot size: 15 cm
Overall plant height including growing pot: 20-30 cm
Pets: Pet friendly
Key Benefits of the Pilea Greysy
Calm and Relax!
Modern life is constantly over-stimulating our bodies and minds. Studies have proven that a good way to ease every day's commotion is to surround ourselves with plants. Even if you are lacking space, little plants like the Pilea ‘Greysy’ can help!
Plant Care Tips: The Pilea 'Greysy'
The Pilea ‘Greysy’ comes from the tropical Americas so it likes a bright spot. It can withstand some direct sun but not in the height of summer. During winter, water it with rain or distilled water if the top 1-inch of soil is dry. In spring and summer, keep the soil moist but never let it sit in water.
The Pilea 'Greysy' Story
This adorable plant will occasionally produce small subtle flowers, and when watered they occasionally burst open and shoot pollen into the air! Because of this, it has received the nickname of Grey Artillery Plant.
Where is it from?
Not much is known about its ancestry but it is thought to originate between Central and South America.
Who is the Pilea 'Greysy'?
An evergreen plant from the Urticaceae family, the Pilea Greysy is also known as Pilea Silver Sparkle, Grey Baby Tears, Red-stemmed Pilea and Grey Artillery Plant.
Good For You!
Compassion: Regular interaction with your houseplants can shape our perspective in small but important ways. With time, our relationships with plants can help us develop better relationships with other people and with ourselves!
Confidence: Watching plants thrive and the direct effects of our care can make us feel more confident.
Is The Pilea 'Greysy' The Right Plant For Me?
Because they are tolerant of lower light levels and don’t need too much watering, they are generally quite easy to grow, even for those without a natural green thumb. And if you are looking for something that doesn’t take a lot of space, your search is over!
How tall does it grow? A trailing plant, it doesn’t grow much more than 7cm in height.
Fact: I could be popped in a terranium if it was one with a drainage system, as I'm pretty non fussy and will spread well in an enclosed vessel.
This adorable, delicate miniature plant will add a sprinkle of charm to your small spaces. Buy your Pile ‘Greysy’ today!