close up of the diminutive dark green leaves and red stems of the pilea glauca red stems of the pilea glauca stand out against the white pot it is trailing from. The pilea glauca produces white, delicate flowers.
close up of the diminutive dark green leaves and red stems of the pilea glauca red stems of the pilea glauca stand out against the white pot it is trailing from. The pilea glauca produces white, delicate flowers.

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Pilea Glauca 'Red Stem Tears' Plants

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The Pilea Glauca 'Red Stem Tears' are commonly used in terrariums. Their trailing habit, along with their delicate foliage and red stems make them a great companion to other popular terrarium plants like ferns.

Growzone: 10-11

As Low As: $14.95

1. Choose Size & Quantity
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4 Inch Pot $14.95
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Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer
8 oz. Tub
$17.95
Osmocote Plus Outdoor and Indoor Plant Food
1 LB Shaker
$16.95
Espoma Organic Potting Mix
4 Quart Bag
$16.95
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Pilea glauca 'Red Stem Tears' is similar to the popular Pilea 'Baby Tears', but with tiny dark green leaves displayed well against stems of red. Pilea glauca 'Red Stem' is a low growing plant with a trailing growth habit that will rapidly form a good ground cover, making it great for a terrarium. This plant prefers moderate light, high humidity, and very moist soil.
Pilea glauca, also known as Red stem Tears, is a trailing plant with small, round, thick green leaves that grows in clumps against red stems. These plants are popular with terrarium enthusiasts. If grown in a terrarium, pair with plants that also like moist soil. The Pilea glauca also looks great when planted in a pot or hanging basket. These plants are easy to grow, requiring bright light, moderate fertilization, and moist soil.


Growing Zone: 10-11
Mature Height: up to 40"
Mature Width: Up to 16"
Classification: Green Foliage
Sunlight: Bright direct light indoors
Habit: Trailing
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Blue green
Soil Condition: Well draining potting mix
Water Requirements: Likes to stay consistently moist
Uses: Hanging basket or as a terrarium plant
This Plants Growzone: 10-11 Pilea Glauca 'Red Stem Tears' Plants Hardiness Zone

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