6" Philodendron distantilobum
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron distantilobum is a rare and beautiful climbing plant that is perfect for indoors. Its exotic, glossy green foliage make it an attractive addition to any home or office.
This plant loves to climb, so make sure to provide it with a coco pole or other support structure to attach to.
Philodendron distantilobum care:
This Philodendron plant prefers a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow the soil to dry out almost completely before watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. Provide your new plant 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).