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Care Guide

Philodendron Care

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Meet Philodendron

There are two types of philodendron plants the vining plants and the non climbing plants. The vining philodendron will look and grow similarly to a pothos plant. Although they look similar philodendron plants have heart shaped leaves while pothos have larger, thicker and waxier leaves. Philodendrons are fast growing and easy plants, making them an excellent choice for your home.

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Light

Although Philodendron plants can tolerate low light they will grow faster in bright, indirect light or medium light. Avoid direct light on the foliage as this will cause it to burn. They can tolerate low light, however if you notice leggy growth you may need to move it to a brighter location. 

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Pet Friendly

No

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Water

Philodendrons like soil with good drainage. Allow the top 2-3 inches of soil to dry out between waterings. Careful not to over water since this can cause root rot. Non-climbing species are more drought tolerant than climbing species. 

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Humidity

Medium

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Temperature

The ideal temperature for a philodendron is between 65 – 78° F during the day, and around 60° F at night.

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Difficult Level

Easy

   Common Problems Q&A

 Why are my leaves turning yellow?

Just a few yellowing leaves is a sign of aging and nothing to worry about. However if you notice many leaves turning yellow all at once it is likely a sign that your Philodendron is receiving too much light. Philodendrons do best in bright, indirect light.

Why are my leaves drooping?

Droopy leaves can be a sign of both over watering and under watering. It is best to look at the soil rather than the leaves when deciding to wether or not to water your plant. When the top 2-3 inches of soil is dry it is time to water your philodendron.

Why are my leaves curling?

This is a sign of extreme under watering. Curled leaves with brown tips generally indicate your plant's soil has completely dried out. Fill a tub or sink with about 3-4 inches of room temperature water. Place your plant in the tub and let it to soak up the water through the drainage hole for at least 45 minutes. When the soil is evenly damp you can place it back in its regular spot. It is important to maintain a consistent watering schedule by watering when the top 2-3 inches of soil is dry. 



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Philodendron 'Velvet' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Velvet' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron 'Velvet'

$29.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum
  • Common Name(s): Velvet Philodendron, Philodendron Micans, Heart-Leaf, Sweetheart Plant
  • Description: Philodendron hederaceum is also known by the names Heart-Leaf Philodendron and Sweetheart Plant. This species originates from Central America and parts of the Caribbean and is a commonly grown houseplant in many places, including the UK. This type of philodendron plant has velvet-textured heart-shaped leaves that are greenish bronze with reddish brown undersides. It produces long vining stems.

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Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
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Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf'
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf'
Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf'

Philodendron Cordatum 'Heartleaf'

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum
  • Common Names: Cordatum heartleaf
  • Description: This common epyphytic houseplant is native to coastal Brazil and grows in a vinelike or climbing fashion. It wields heart-shaped leaves and is a great addition to any office or household as it is very easy to care for, requiring minimal waterings and only needing low to medium indirect sunlight

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Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil'
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil'
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil'

$17.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron cordatum
  • Common Names: Cordatum Brasil
  • Description: This common epyphytic houseplant is native to coastal Brazil and grows in a vinelike or climbing fashion. It wields heartshaped leaves and is a great addition to any office or household as it is very easy to care for, requiring minimal waterings and only needing low to medium indirect sunlight. This particular, "Brasil" variety, will have segment on each leaf seperating its yellow and green color.
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Pre-Potted Philodendron Cordatum Heartleaf - White Terra Cotta - House Plant Shop
Pre-Potted Philodendron Cordatum Heartleaf - White Terra Cotta - House Plant Shop
Pre-Potted Philodendron Cordatum Heartleaf - White Terra Cotta - House Plant Shop

Pre-Potted Philodendron Cordatum Heartleaf - White Terra Cotta

$39.99

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Type: Philodenderon Cordamtum Pre Potted in a White Terra Cotta Pot

Philodendron is a classic, and practically no-fail houseplant because it's so easy to grow. Happily, this makes it a pretty common indoor plant to find at your local garden center. The philodendron family is a pretty big one, too -- so you can find a variety of plants that grow in a range of shapes, sizes, and colors.



 

 

 

 

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Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon'
Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon'
Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron Cordatum 'Neon'

$16.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron cordatum
  • Common Names: Cordatum Neon
  • Description: This common epyphytic houseplant is native to coastal Brazil and grows in a vinelike or climbing fashion. It wields heartshaped leaves and is a great addition to any office or household as it is very easy to care for, requiring minimal waterings and only needing low to medium indirect sunlight
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Philodendron ‘Little Hope' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron ‘Little Hope' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron ‘Little Hope' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron ‘Little Hope' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron ‘Little Hope'

$29.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron selloum
  • Common Names: Little Hope
  • Description: Little Hope produces deeply serrated, glossy leaves with a distinct split-leaf look. This houseplant is a vigorous, upright grower.
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Philodendron 'Congo Rojo' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Rojo' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Rojo' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Rojo' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Rojo' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron 'Congo Rojo'

$20.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron
  • Common Names: Congo Rojo
  • Description: The Congo Rojo is a unique tropical plant native to South America. This plant is different than most philodendrons as its stems will not grow in a vine like habit. The Congo Rojo is a self-header that spreads outward as it grows upward. The glossy, dark green, thick leaves are spaced very close to each other on a single stem. The stiff, barely visible stem, keeps a Philodendron Congo upright and elegant looking as it matures.
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Philodendron ‘Lickety Split' - 8
Philodendron ‘Lickety Split' - 8

Philodendron ‘Lickety Split' - 8" Pot

$59.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron bipinnatifidum
  • Common Names: Lickety Split, Lacy Tree, Horsehead
  • Description: A hardy native of the tropical regions of South America. In the correct conditions, their deeply lobed leaves can grow up to almost 5 feet, but indoors they can still give an immensely tropical feel to any room. Appreciates a warm humid environment, and a moderate amount of water and light. Place your Selloum in a spot where it will receive medium or bright indirect light. This plant does not do well in low light spaces. It can tolerate very high light but may need additional care.
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Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop
Philodendron 'Congo Green' - House Plant Shop

Philodendron 'Congo Green'

$16.99
  • Botanical Name: Philodendron
  • Common Names: Congo Green
  • Description: The Congo Green is a unique tropical plant native to South America. This plant is different than most philodendrons as its stems will not grow in a vine like habit. The Congo Green is a self-header that spreads outward as it grows upward. The glossy, dark green, thick leaves are spaced very close to each other on a single stem. The stiff, barely visible stem, keeps a Philodendron Congo upright and elegant looking as it matures.
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