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Plant Know-How: Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil'

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This is Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil'', a cultivar of the very popular Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium, or Heartleaf Philodendron. If you've kept any variety of Philodendron hederaceum you know that this is an easy going and forgiving plant well suited for beginners. Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' is no different in terms of ease of care! The only difference you'll find betweeen Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' and its all green counterpart is that 'Brasil' will appreciate being kept in brighter light to maintain its unique coloring. If kept in bright enough light you may even notice the stems of your plant will begin to blush red! Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' is one of our favorite choices for beginner plant enthusiasts. Its vining growth habit coupled with its easy going nature make for a truly rewarding plant keeping experience! If you want to grow your own lush, cascading Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' we have all of its care info here!

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CARE TIPS:

Light: Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' does best if grown in medium to bright indirect light. If you want to best maintain your plants striking color grow your Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' in bright indirect light.

Water: Allow about 1/3 of the soil to go dry in-between watering. Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' will look visibly droopy when it's time to water. If you're unsure when to water a moisture meter is a great tool!

Did you know? Your Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' 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!

Want to add one of these no nonsense plants to your home? We have Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' available in-store and online for delivery!