2” Philodendron mexicanum
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron mexicanum is a one of a kind climber that has uniquely shaped foliage, making it a great addition to any space. Its long green leaves add dimension and texture to your decor scheme, making it an eye-catching and captivating centerpiece.
We recommend providing your Philodendron mexicanum with a coco pole or other support structure to climb!
Philodendron mexicanum care:
This plant greatly prefers a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. Provide your plant with plenty of bright indirect light for optimal growth.
Philodendron is one of the most popular genuses of Aroid that are currently in cultivation, with over 450 named cultivars.
Philodendron vary greatly in their natural habits, but you will find a large number of them located in Latin America. Their leaves range from small to medium to large to gigantic! You'll find Philodendron with smooth, glossy foliage and some with velvety foliage!
If you allow Philodendron to climb, their foliage will usually get much larger the higher up they get. While this isn't true for all Philodendron species -- it is for most. We recommend a coco pole to really get your Philodendron growing!
For the most part, Philodendron are easy to care for.
The name Philodendron comes from the greek words "philo" (love or affection) and "dendron" (tree).