4" Philodendron Golden Dragon ‘Mottled Dragon/Lime Fiddle’
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron Golden Dragon is a unique hybrid that originated in Thailand. While the parentage of this cultivar is not fully known, it does appear to possibly have Philodendron bipennifolium as one of its parents.
Philodendron Golden Dragon loves to climb so make sure to grab a coco pole for your new plant! As this plant climbs, the leaves will grow larger and get more pinnate.
Philodendron Golden Dragon care:
This 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. Provide your new Philodendron 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).
My plant babies were packaged with so much care and came happy and healthy!