How much sunlight do pileas need?
Your Pilea prefers bright to medium indirect light. It can tolerate low light, but it may become leggy and dull. Avoid extended exposure to direct sunlight, which can scorch its leaves. Water when 25-50% of the soil volume is dry.
Can Pilea survive in low light?
Pilea has distinct round, somewhat glossy leaves that will add vibrancy to a dark corner. This plant tends to stay small and prefers not to be in direct sunlight and can survive in a shady area.
How do I know if my Pilea needs more light?
- Your Pilea is really stretching towards the light.
- Your Pilea’s leaves are turning pale yellow.
- Your Pilea is dropping leaves at an alarming rate.
- Your Pilea has small leaves.