Philodendron is an excellent first plant choice for young plant parents. Its forgiving nature makes it a great addition as an introductory tall indoor plant for your homes and offices. The leaves are textured and split, giving it a sophisticated appearance. Due to its looks, it is mostly used as ornamental decor and can brighten up any corner of your house, as well as act as a statement plant for your room. Apart from its great looks, it also comes with an array of health benefits as it is a popular air-purifying plant and helps in removing harmful toxins from the indoor atmosphere.
About the Philodendron Bipennifolium Plant:
- The young leaves are textured, split and dark green in colour.
- The leaves have a glossy finish and are great choices as indoor houseplants, even for young plant parents.
- These plants have air-purifying properties and are known to remove pollutants from the inside atmosphere.
- The plant is a fairly low maintenance plant and can survive drought conditions well.
- The plant is shade tolerant to some extent, but need filtered light for proper growth and survival.
- Healthy Philodendron plant of upto 3 feet tall. Mentioned height is including the pot height.
- 10 inch brown/ black pot with plate (Color will depend on availability)
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How to care for Philodendron Bipennifolium Plant?
Here are some care tips for Philodendron Bipennifolium Plant:
Light and Temperature tips for Philodendron Bipennifolium plant:
- The plant grows best in filtered light. Direct light may burn the leaves. turning the tips brown.
- This plant can tolerate a number of conditions, but if you want to give it a special treat, gently mist it heavily thrice a week. It grows best in a humid atmosphere.
- Normal room temperatures between 16-24 degree Celsius are great for the plant.
Watering Tips for Philodendron Bipennifolium Plant:
- Water the plant when the topsoil about 2 inch in the pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not overwater the plant or it might lead to root rot.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering during the winter and rainy season.
- Thoroughly mist/water the moss stick, for proper vine growth and hydration.
Fertilizing Tips for Philodendron Bipennifolium plant:
- During the main growing season, provide feed to the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Aerate the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
- Use sphagnum-peat moss for better drainage.
- The leaves are generally mildly toxic to pets and humans. The ingestion will cause mouth and stomach irritation and possible vomiting.