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4" Philodendron melanochrysum


 Bright indirect light

 Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry


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Philodendron melanochrysum are an extraordinary species, commonly referred to as "Black and Gold".  They get this name from the new leaves emerging a gold color and then slowly fading to a dark green/black.  

Philodendron melanochrysum will grow large elongated leaves if you allow them to climb!  It's best to give them a pole or other support structure to attach to so they can live their best life!  

These make a great indoor plant and will be the centerpiece of any room!

Philodendron melanochrysum care:

Ensure that your plant receives bright indirect light.  Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between watering as they do not like to sit in excess water.

Additional info:

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).

Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
Rhonda Fitzsimmons

The plant arrived in great condition!! And has done great. A very nice plant.

Rachel Portwood
Would Buy Again

Ordered in Spring. Customer service was friendly and responsive when I had questions. Plant arrived healthy and is still doing well over 6 months later. Would happily order from Canopy Plant Co again.

Chanee Leo
Philodendron melanochrysum

I was in town, so i was able to pick up in person. I experienced excellent customer service, there and through email the day before. The philodendron melanochrysum is in great condition, a very healthy plant.
I purchased several plants, each one was healthy and in excellent shape.
I am already planning my next purchases.

Nadine OReilly
She’s my favorite

Always a pleasure to receive plants from Canopy Plant Co. Healthy and thriving. Thank you!!

Lyn Gabriel

I ordered the philodendron Mela and again, great care, beautiful leaves, great price! Definitely will be ordering again!