Philodendron, are a classic, no fail plant. They are easy to grow and care for and can grow large indoors. There are many variations of philodendron, ones that are vines and can grow up a trellis or a hanging basket, and ones that grow upright and have larger leaves. 

Growing Tips


Water Philodendrons when the top of the soil dries out. They are tough and can handle it if you forget every now and then however, they are not as tough if you over water them. They will rot if kept too wet.


Philodendrons love bright light. They grow best in medium or bright light spots but can also tolerate low light better than most plants. 


Philodendrons like the temperature of a room to be between 16 and 20 degrees Celsius for optimal growth. 

Plant Food:

Philodendrons don’t need to much fertilizer, usually once in the spring and once in the summer is enough for these plants. Any houseplant fertilizer is just will do great. 

Animal Concerns:

Philodendrons are toxic to animals. They contain calcium oxalates similarly to many other plants, and it can cause drooling, oral pain, decreased appetite and vomiting.


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