Pilea has white spots – House Plant Journal

Pilea has white spots

Plant: Pilea peperomioides

How long have you had the plant? 1 to 6 months

Plant Parent:

Our Pilea has developed these small white bumps that easily shake off. Any idea what these could be? Spider mites maybe?

 

Darryl:

These white solids accumulate on the pores of Pilea very commonly when there are minerals in the water and/or in the soil (and there always will be).

Nothing to worry about – it’s completely harmless and does not require any action on your part. Hope this helps!

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