Move over fiddle leaf fig, there’s a new plant on the block and it’s popping up in a living room near you.
Introducing Pilea peperomioides, also known as the Chinese money plant or pancake plant.
It has emerged as the new must-have plant on Instagram and Pinterest, with its distinctive circle-shaped leaves appearing in the home of design influencers and tastemakers.
The pilea is a low-maintenance indoors plant and is great for beginner plant owners. Best of all, it will add a touch of designer greenery to any space.
It’s most happy in well-drained, moist soil and out of direct sunlight.