4" Philodendron Fat Boy (martianum)
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
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Philodendron Fat Boy have long, lance shaped leaves. The stems are fairly bulbous and tend to hold quite a bit of water, making this an easy to care for indoor plant due to its drought tolerant nature.
In its natural habitat, Philodendron Fat Boy grows on rocky outcroppings. This is a very unique plant and a difficult one to find at this size!
Philodendron Fat Boy care:
This plant prefers a very well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow the soil to dry out completely before watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. Provide your new Philodendron with plenty of bright indirect light.
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).