Called plant of the missionary or plant to the Chinese money, Pilea peperomioides, is a succulent perennial plant that comes to us from southwestern China. With its bushy habit, erect, its graphic appearance, it has become, for some time, very trendy as a houseplant, especially since it requires little maintenance and cutting very easily.
On the thick stems, there are many persistent stipules. Around this stem, the succulent leaves, at the end of long petioles, are arranged in spirals: they are between 3 and 10 cm long, have an elliptical, almost round, pale green color.
The plant needs at least 10 ° C to feel good, which is why it is grown indoors.