Pilea Depressa (Green Baby Tears)
Pilea Depressa (Green Baby Tears)
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Pilea Depressa (Green Baby Tears)

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Baby's tears (Soleirolia soleirolii) is a mat-forming tropical perennial that makes for an eye-catching specimen for indoor terrariums and hanging baskets. What makes baby's tears plants so special are the myriad tiny leaves, which form a dense mat suggestive of a gnome's green paradise. Although baby's tears plants are easy for beginners, they require regular attention to look their best.

Plant Diameter: 6" hanging basket

Pilea Depressa are great air purifying plants.

These plants are non-toxic and pet friendly.

Light: Bright, indirect sun. Baby's tears plants will take brief periods of intense sunlight, but look their best in bright, filtered light. Plants growing in full sun may develop brown, scorched leaves. Baby tears plants can thrive under artificial lights indoors. Outdoors, they should be planted in fairly shady locations.

Water: Every 3-4 days. Baby's tears plants are thirsty, and they never like to dry out. If your plants do dry out, you'll notice a dramatic wilting take place. Water them quickly, and within a day they should recover. Baby's tears houseplants will require slightly less water in the winter months. It's fine for the soil's surface to be dry, but the soil around the roots should feel slightly moist.