Pellionia pulchra

£8.99

Pellionia pulchra, commonly known as Watermelon vine is an enchanting and eye-catching trailing plant that belongs to the family Urticaceae. Originating from Southeast Asia, this charming plant has become a popular choice due to its lush foliage and easy-going nature. The foliage is a rich, deep green with splashes of light green and silver veining, closely resembling the appearance of a watermelon rind, hence where they get their common name.

This plant has a trailing growth habit and it is low-maintenane that can thrive with the right conditions.

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Plant care

Pot size: 6cm - Height (including pot): 6cm

Indirect, bright light is preferred.

Water the plant moderately, allowing the top inch of the soil to dry between waterings. Pellionia is sensitive to overwatering, so it's essential not to let the plant sit in soggy soil.

This plant prefers a moderately warm environment with temperatures ranging from 18°C to 24°C . Avoid placing it in draughts or cold areas.

Pellionia pulchra appreciates higher humidity levels.

Considered a pet-friendly plant.

Description

Pellionia pulchra, commonly known as Watermelon vine is an enchanting and eye-catching trailing plant that belongs to the family Urticaceae. Originating from Southeast Asia, this charming plant has become a popular choice due to its lush foliage and easy-going nature. The foliage is a rich, deep green with splashes of light green and silver veining, closely resembling the appearance of a watermelon rind, hence where they get their common name.

This plant has a trailing growth habit and it is low-maintenane that can thrive with the right conditions.

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