6” Philodendron Florida Beauty
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron Florida Beauty is a hybrid of Philodendron squamiferum and Philodendron pedatum. The leaves on this cultivar are variegated, showing white and cream coloring against a green leaf.
Philodendron Florida Beauty loves to climb so make sure to provide it with a coco pole or other support structure to attach to. As this plant climbs higher, the leaves will become larger with more pronounced lobes and narrow mid ribs. As they mature they are a true sight to behold!
Caring for your Philodendron Florida Beauty is relatively simple. Provide your plant with 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. Give your new plant 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).