How to Propagate Pilea Dark Mystery

Select a tip shoot at least 4 inches long, including at least one node.

Step 1

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Wipe down the blades of your scissors or shears with rubbing alcohol to prevent disease before cutting.

Step 2

Place your cutting in clean water or plant it directly into the soil.

Step 3

If planting directly into the soil, allow the end of the cutting to dry out for about an hour before planting.

Step 4

If propagating in water, place it in a well-lit area away from direct sunlight, and change the water once a week.

Step 5

Once the Pilea plants has three or four-inch-long roots, you can transplant it into a small pot  of soil.

Step 6

Pilea Dark Mystery Care and Propagation  (Dark Delights)