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Pilea depressa 'Mother of Thousands' Hanging Basket

4.5" Hanging Basket

Embrace the magic of Mother of Thousands, a captivating succulent that multiplies its beauty with thousands of adorable plantlets. With its unique ability to propagate itself effortlessly, this plant creates a mesmerizing display of tiny replicas cascading from its leaves.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Pilea depressa
  • Common Name: Mother of Thousands, Baby Tear, Corsican Creeper, Paddy’s wig
  • Native Range: The Caribbean

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Partial Sun
  • Water: Maintain damp soil for best plant health, but avoid overwatering as root rot can occur, the foliage enjoys being misted
  • Humidity: 50-70% 
  • Temperature: 60-75F
  • Pruning: Trim damaged vines with sanitized pruners and pick undesirable leaves off individually. 
  • Feeding: 1/2 strength fertilizer weekly during spring and summer
  • Growth: Vining
  • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
  • Pests: Very Few
  • Toxicity: Non-Toxic to humans and animals, but caution should be taken as some mammals may have sensitivity. 

The Mother of Thousands is a low-maintenance wonder, making it an ideal choice for busy plant enthusiasts. Experience the joy of nurturing this delightful succulent and watch it flourish abundantly in your home or garden!