6" Philodendron Calkins Gold
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron Calkins Gold has yellow and green mottled variegated foliage. The leaves on this plant can grow quite large when it's allowed to climb up a pole.
While commonly confused with Philodendron Painted Lady this cultivar has leaves that point up, it lacks the pink petiole and generally has tighter internode spacing. Philodendron Painted Lady leaves point down, the petiole is pink and generally has larger internode spacing.
Philodendron Calkins Gold care:
Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between watering. Provide it with low to medium indirect light and watch it grow!
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).