Pilea mollis is a species of flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. It is used as an ornamental plant, particularly the cultivar 'Moon Valley'.
“Moon Valley” has large deeply textured leaves.The leaves are chocolate brown in the center with a wide margin of lime green. In more shade the leaves have more lime green in them. Leaf undersides are typically dark red. Tiny pink-green flowers in branched cymes in summer are not particularly showy. This pilea has a really dramatic appearance. It is perfect for the window sill, mixed container or large terrarium.
|Sunlight Demand:||Part Shade|
|Soil Condition:||Peat Moss|
4 - 6'' (10 - 15 cm)
|Plant Environment||House Plants, Terrarium Plants|