How to grow the Aluminium Plant (Pilea cadierei) from cuttings

Pilea cadierei

Aluminium Plant, Watermelon Pilea

This plant can be grown from

Stem cuttings

Aluminium Plant cuttings


At room temperature (20 °C/68 °F to 27 °C/81 °F) the Aluminium Plant can be propagated the year round.

Aluminium Plant


Bright to part shaded with morning, evening and winter sun.

Aluminium Plant cutting


Mixes for indoor plants, herbs, vegetables.


18 to 30 °C (64 to 86 °F)

New growth after

At 20 to 27 °C (68 to 86 °F) the first roots appear after 3 to 5 weeks.

More infos

The images are showing a cultivar named “Desert Surprise”.

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