Philodendron

holding up a philodendron bonifaziae, a tropical houseplant that has long, succulent-like leaves

Caring for your Philodendron Bonifaziae

The Philodendron Bonifaziae is a rare little guy from the Philodendron family. πŸ™‚ While most Bonifaziaes are sold in small starter pots, when mature this Philodendron can grow up to 10 feet (3 meters) long. It is known for its long, narrow leaves held atop short, succulent-like petioles (leaf stalks). Care-wise, the Philodendron Bonifaziae is …

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topview of the philodendron snowdrift with wavy leaf edges and yellow, white and green leaves

Philodendron Snowdrift (Complete #1 Care & Propagation Guide!)

Alas, the Philodendron Snowdrift is one of the more unique varieties in the Philodendron genus. πŸ™‚ It is a foliage plant that is grown for variegated leaves… but this variegation is very variable, and differs from plant to plant. We’ve seen Snowdrifts with white variegation (thus the name), and others with a more yellow or …

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topview of a small potted Philodendron Ruizii variegated

Philodendron Ruizii (Complete Care + Propagation Guide!)

The Philodendron Ruizii has short stems and long leaves that grow in a “birds nest” formation from the center of the plant. It is a relatively uncommon Philodendron, and has semi-succulent properties that means that it can withstand dry spells and drier air than most others. Its adaptable nature makes it a good choice for …

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hand holding a small potted philodendron melanoneuron, a elongated heart-shaped philodendron with deep green ridges

Philodendron Melanoneuron (Complete Growing Guide!)

The Philodendron Melanoneuron is an underrated and unusual tropical Philodendron. Truth be told, we don’t think the Philodendron Melanoneuron is the most eye-catching Philodendron there is. But what it lacks in drama it makes up for in elegance. We fell in love with the symmetrical, prominent ridges on its leaves…. and its pink roots! πŸ™‚ …

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a small potted philodendron giganteum variegata with large, green and cream marbled leaves sitting on a table with a hand reaching out

Philodendron Giganteum Variegata (#1 Growing Guide for this LARGE Philo!)

Another extremely easy-to-grow Philodendron is the Philodendron Giganteum Variegata. It has large, elephant ear-shaped leaves with green and cream variegation. πŸ™‚ Under optimal care conditions, leaves can grow up to 3 feet long (91cm), but typically won’t reach this size when grown indoors. Care-wise, they are undemanding and require much of the same care as …

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a small potted philodendron warscewiczii, a houseplant in a small black pot

Philodendron Warscewiczii (Growing + Propagation Guide!)

Today we’ll be talking about growing an exotic Philodendron, the Philodendron Warscewiczii (pronounced “vark-zeh-wik-ZEE-eye”). It is sometimes known as Snowflake Philodendron owing to the shape of its leaves. πŸ™‚ They also have much thicker stems than many other Philos. Though its name is certainly a mouthful (!!), caring for this Philodendron is very, very easy. …

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close up of a single philodendron pastazanum leaf, a large heart-shaped leaf with pale cream-green veins set against its darker green foliage

Philodendron Pastazanum (How to Grow, step-by-step guide!)

The Philodendron Pastazanum, nicknamed the Pasta Plant! πŸ™‚ , is a rare plant with large, eye-catching heart-shaped leaves. It derives its name from its origins, Pastaza, a region in Ecuador. There, it grows terrestrially, creeping along the surface of the rainforest floor. This easy-going Philodendron is a cinch to care for. Here are the key …

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close up of large philodendron plowmaii heart-shaped leaf with deep dark green veins

Philodendron Plowmanii (Care #1 Guide & Growing HACKS!)

The Philodendron Plowmanii is a beautiful heart-shaped Philodendron growing in popularity. And no wonder – it is easy to grow, low-maintenance, and has large, eye-catching leaves. To ensure your Philodendron Plowmanii grows well, Avoid direct light. Give it at least 8 hours of low to medium, indirect light per day. Water only when the topsoil …

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philodendron imperial green upright growing new cultivar

Philodendron Imperial Green (Care Guide & HACKS!)

The Philodendron Imperial Green (scientific name: Philodendron Erubescens β€˜Imperial Green’) has waxy green leaves that fan out from a central stem. Kept indoors, the Philodendron Imperial Green reaches about 30-35 inches (0.8-0.9 meters) tall. We’ll be honest – this plant isn’t particularly eye-catching or dramatic. It’s a simple plant with lush green leaves. But given …

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the philodendron tenue in a pot. the philodendron tenue has large, heart-shaped leaves with deep quilted lateral veins

Philodendron Tenue (growing guide + TOP #1 care hacks!)

The rare Philodendron Tenue is a beautiful vine with large, heart-shaped leaves. In nature, they can grow as an epiphyte, climb on host trees, or start life near the forest floor. πŸ™‚ When mature, its leaves have deep, uniform ripples, giving it a quilted look. Despite it being a more exotic and uncommon Philodendron, the …

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