6" Philodendron brandtianum
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron brandtianum is a unique colorfully variegated indoor tropical plant. The leaves on this plant have large amounts of silver with green variegation.
Philodendron brandtianum loves to climb so provide it with a pole or other support structure to really watch it thrive! As it climbs higher, the leaves with grow longer and are truly a sight to behold.
Philodendron brandtianum care:
This plant prefers a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow your plant to dry out almost completely between watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. Provide it 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).