4" Philodendron fibraecataphyllum
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron fibraecataphyllum is a fantastic easy to care for indoor plant that loves to climb. Their juvenile leaves are heart shaped but as it climbs the leaves become deeply lobed with ripples along the surface of the leaves.
We recommend providing a coco pole or other support structure for your Philodendron fibraecataphyllum to climb.
Philodendron fibraecataphyllum care:
This Philodendron plant prefers a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow the soil to dry out about 3/4 of the way before watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water or stay completely dry for long periods of time. 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).