Philodendron ‘Moonlight’ is part of the Araceae family and is a cultivar. It has a self-heading growth habit, leaves are ovate to oval in shape with new growth being a vivid chartreuse colour which deepens as the plant matures. This plant may be a Bob McColly hybrid.
Genus name comes from the Greek ‘philo’ meaning loving and ‘dendro’ meaning tree.
This listing is for one plant only. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock. You will receive a plant as close to the picture and description as possible.
Pot: ø 9cm.
Height: Approximately 20cm from base of pot.
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 mix composed 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: 21-27°C. No lower than 15°C.
Humidity: Philodendron 'Moonlight' prefer higher humidity but do well to adapt to average home humidity. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a watered pebble tray or using a humidifier.
Philodendron are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.