Plant Know-How: Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium
Wether your a seasoned plant person or just getting started you can't go wrong with Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium! This vining Philodendron is very easy going and does well in a range of conditions making it well suited for a first plant. Because it's so easy to take care of Philodendron hederaceum is a plant that's been in cultivation for a long time. If you have parents or grandparents that had houseplants they may have had one of these! This is also a great choice if you want to hone your propagation skills. Philodendron hederaceum propagates very easily, simply take a cutting that has some aerial roots and propagate it however you like! This is the perfect plant for sharing! If you want to learn about how to best care for Philodendron hederaceum we've got all the info you'll need!
Light: Philodendron hederaceum is tolerant of a range of lighting situations. Plants grown in bright indirect light will grow quicker, but Philodendron hederaceum will live in medium to lower medium indirect light as well!
Water: Allow about 1/3 of the soil to go dry in-between watering. Philodendron hederaceum will look visibly droopy when it's time to water. Plants grown in lower light conditions will need to be watered less frequently than those grown in brighter light.
Did you know? Your Philodendron hederaceum may begin to look a little sparse on top over time. You can solve this by placing your plant in a location where the top receives more light, or propagate cuttings from your plant and use them to fill in the sparse areas!
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