Philodendron Pina Variegata

$380.00 incl. GST
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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 55cm.

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Description

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Philodendron is a genus that offers something for everyone.
  • If you’re looking for an easy-to-care-for houseplant, chances are one of its nearly 500 species will suit.
  • With a name that comes from the Greek, a combination of “love” (philo) and “tree” (dendron), Philodendron is a good-natured and leafy addition to a home.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Philodendronsdo best in loose, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter.
  • They will grow in 100% sphagnum peat moss.
  • Soilless mixtures such as peat-vermiculite or peat-perlite are also satisfactory. Philodendron can be propagated by tip and leaf bud cuttings.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Philodendrons will produce larger leaves and remain healthier if you fertilize them regularly.
  • Use slow-release pellets at the beginning of the growing season, or weekly liquid fertilizer.
  • During the winter you only need to fertilize about once per month.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Feed philodendron houseplants with a balanced liquid foliage houseplant fertilizer that contains macro-nutrients.
  • Water the plant with the fertilizer monthly in spring and summer and every six to eight weeks in fall and winter.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • When growing philodendron plants, allow the top inch (2.5cm) of soil to dry out between waterings.
  • The length of your index finger to the first knuckle is about an inch (2.5 cm.), so inserting your finger into the soil is a good way to check the moisture level.
  • Droopy leaves can mean that the plant is getting too much or not enough water.
  • But the leaves recover quickly when you correct the watering schedule

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