Philodendron Brasil

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Philodendron Brasil is a cultivar of Philodendron hederaceum, a species native to Central America and the Caribbean. Here are some key features and care tips for Philodendron Brasil:

Latest estimated delivery date: Feb 27, 2024

Description

Philodendron Brasil is a cultivar of Philodendron hederaceum, a species native to Central America and the Caribbean. Here are some key features and care tips for Philodendron Brasil:

  1. Appearance: Philodendron Brasil is characterized by its heart-shaped leaves that have vibrant green coloration with yellow or lime-green variegation. The variegation typically runs along the center of the leaf, creating a striking contrast against the dark green foliage. This plant grows as a trailing vine, making it suitable for hanging baskets or trailing down from shelves.
  2. Light Requirements: Philodendron Brasil prefers bright, indirect light. Place it near a window where it can receive plenty of natural light throughout the day, but avoid direct sunlight, as this can scorch the leaves. Insufficient light may result in reduced variegation and slower growth.
  3. Watering: Water Philodendron Brasil when the top inch or so of the soil feels dry to the touch. Allow excess water to drain away, and avoid letting the plant sit in standing water, as this can lead to root rot. During the winter months or periods of slower growth, reduce watering frequency.
  4. Temperature and Humidity: Philodendron Brasil prefers moderate temperatures and high humidity levels. It thrives in temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C) and should be protected from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations. While it can tolerate average indoor humidity levels, occasional misting or placing the plant on a humidity tray can be beneficial, especially in dry indoor environments.
  5. Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix formulated for houseplants. A mix consisting of peat moss, perlite, and compost works well. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging, as Philodendron Brasil is susceptible to root rot in overly wet conditions.
  6. Fertilizing: Feed Philodendron Brasil with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization in the fall and winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.
  7. Support: As the vines of Philodendron Brasil grow, they may benefit from support or trellising to prevent them from trailing or sprawling excessively. You can use stakes, moss poles, or trellises to provide support and encourage upward growth.
  8. Pruning: Prune Philodendron Brasil as needed to maintain the desired size and shape. Remove any yellowed, damaged, or leggy growth, and trim back excessively long vines to promote bushier growth.

Overall, Philodendron Brasil is a vibrant and easy-to-care-for houseplant that can add a pop of color to any indoor space. With proper care and attention to its specific needs, it can become a beautiful and lush addition to your home or office décor

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Sizes

10 – 15cm

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