Pilea (Money Plant) – Leaves Blackening and Curling


My pilea has black and curly leaves and looks like its going to die. It is placed lower to the window and in a ceramic pot with drainage hole. How do i save the plant?


Thank you for contacting the Toronto Master Gardeners about your Pilea peperomiodes (money plant).

We’ve answered a very similar question before – see link below: https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/askagardener/pilea-leaves-suddenly-withering-blackening-at-stem-and-dropping/

If you are interested in more information, there are also other questions we’ve answered about pilea – you can find these if you go to the search field on our home page and type in “pilea”.

Good luck, I hope your plant recovers and thrives.