Philodendron brandtianum
Philodendron brandtianum
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Philodendron brandtianum

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Philodendron brandtianum is part of the Araceae family and its native range is S. Colombia, N. Brazil, Bolivia. It is a climbing vine which would grow appressed to the host tree in its native environment so would benefit from having a support. Leaves are cordate and have beautiful silver variegation in their juvenile form. 

Genus name comes from the Greek ‘philo’ meaning loving and ‘dendro’ meaning tree.

Pot: ø 12cm.

Height: Approximately 15cm from base of pot.

Pictured in a ø 13cm Nantes pot.

Ceramic pot not included.

Light: Bright indirect light, meaning the plant sees the sun for 0-4 hours per day - this could be through trees or a translucent curtain, it’s important for the plant to see the sky in order to thrive.

Water: Allow the first 2-3 inches of mix to dry out, pour water slowly over the top and allow the water to pass through the drainage holes.

Potting mix: A well draining chunky mix composing of coco coir, perlite or vermiculite, orchid bark and worm castings.

Fertilising: Feed your plant every other watering during the growing season or when you observe active growth. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.

Temperature: 18-27°C.

Humidity: Philodendron prefer higher humidity, (over 60%). You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a watered pebble tray or by using a humidifier.

Philodendron are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.