The Philodendron is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. The genus has a large number of different hybrid species and is grown as indoor plants. The name derives from the Greek words, ‘Philo’ meaning love, and ‘Dendron’, meaning tree. Philodendrons have an extremely diverse array of growth methods.
These are popularly used as ornamental houseplants and are able to tolerate a variety of light conditions.
The Philodendron plant plays a big role in purifying the air inside our homes and workplaces. Its leaves absorb pollutants in the air and release oxygen. It is a great plant to place in your living areas of workspaces.
The Philodendron is a statement indoor plant that instantly becomes any room's focal point. It also creates a calming and natural ambiance with its tropical vibe.
Low Maintenance :
Philodendron plants are easy to grow. Place it in a well-ventilated, diffused sunlight area or a well-lit indoor space, and the plant will thrive. Beginners can also grow this beautiful plant.
Water the Philodendron plant when the soil is completely dry. Since the plant is mostly placed indoors, it may take a few days for the soil to become completely dry. Water thoroughly
Do not keep the Philodendron plant in direct sunlight as it will burn its leaves. Keep the plant in a medium or filtered light. The best light to fall on this plant is from the east or north-facing window.
Place the Philodendron in the east or north-facing place so that the morning sunlight can fall on it.
Pruning the Philodendron plant regularly will ensure that it has a bushier, healthier growth. The plant also grows faster when pruned.
The Philodendron plant is susceptible to mealy bugs, scales, mites, and thrips. However, spraying the plant with neem oil spray will be a good precautionary measure.
Yes, Philodendron is a super air-purifying plant that creates a better living environment for you.
The beautifully heart-shaped leaves of the Philodendrons, make it a very popular houseplant.
If the plant is given proper care and nutrition, it can live for many decades.
The Philodendron is a fast-growing plant and can grow up to 3-4 inches in 10 days.
The Philodendron is an indoor plant and will wither if placed in direct harsh sunlight.