6" Philodendron Painted Lady
Bright indirect light
Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry
Philodendron Painted Lady is a sought after variegated easy care indoor tropical plant. The petioles are light pink, while the leaves have a mottled green variegation.
This plant loves to climb and will explode in growth if given a pole or other support structure to attach to.
Philodendron Painted Lady care:
This plant prefers a soil that is well draining and rich in organic matter. Allow it 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).