Philodendron 'Paraiso Verde'

Philodendron 'Paraiso Verde'

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Philodendron is part of the Araceae family, ‘Paraiso Verde’ was originally collected from the wild in French Guiana by Mr Natalino, a grower in Belem, Brazil, it is named after his Nursery. It is considered a hemi-epiphyte, leaf blades are oblong-triangular and mottled white and green. Leaf margins are slightly undulated and have been observed to grow to about 2 feet. Variegation is unstable, the plant may revert if it isn’t receiving ample light. 

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

Pot: ø 12cm.

Height: Approximately 35cm 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: 18-32˚C.

Humidity: Philodendron 'Paraiso Verde' 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.