How to care for your Philodendron

While all plants in the Philodendron family have roughly the same care, there are some unique things you should know about each individual species. These will help you better understand your plant and build a relationship with it.

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What's a Philodendron?

Botanical Classification: Philodendron cordatum green

Full Description

Philodendrons are fast-growing, easy plants. They range in growth pattern from graceful and vining to bold and bushy. Philodendrons are generally forgiving and will tolerate all kinds of neglect including low light, poor soil, and inconsistent watering. A Philodendron is a great first-time houseplant or gift for anyone who wants to enjoy the natural beauty of plants without a lot of maintenance.

Fun Fact

There are nearly 500 species of Philodendron!

Pictured Left: Philodendron Heartleaf
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Trailing Philodendrons can be very easily propagated. Stem cuttings with at least two joints, called nodes, will easily root in water after a few weeks.
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Philodendron Heartleaf

Philodendron Heartleaf

Unique and trailing with heart-shaped leaves 
very easy, perfect for beginners, low to bright indirect light

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