Scientific name: Philodendron hederaceum var. hederaceum
Synonyms: Velvet leaf Philodendron, Micans, Philodendron Micans
  • Attractive foliage
  • Easy Care, like moderate to bright light
  • Fantastic hanging Plant
  • Extremely fast growing
  • Plant care level: Beginner

Comes in a 12cm Nursery Pot.

This unassuming beauty is an ideal easy care addition to any plant lovers collection. Possessing a truly graceful beauty with its cascading heart shaped foliage that shimmers in the light.

The Philodendron Micans is prized for its velvety foliage that starts out coppery bronze and as the leaf hardens off turns blush pink and then ultimately matures into a deep iridescent green with purple to bronze underside. Truly awe inspiring.

They make an ideal hanging basket plant or look magnificent cascading gracefully off a shelf or table top, although it can also be trained up a trellis for extra height. Place in bright indirect light to encourage fast growth, however it will happily adapt to lower lighting conditions. 

This one of a kind beauties will live happily in average room humidity although benefits from regular misting or being placed in warm moist conditions, such as a bright warm bathroom or kitchen.

Pair with an unassuming planter to allow little distraction from the waves of glittering foliage.

Please note: Philodendron are toxic to both pets and humans, besides do not make a tasty treat.

 

Follow these instructions to keep your Philodendron Micans happy and healthy.

Water: Keep soil light moist. Allow to dry out a little more during winter.
Light: Moderate to Bright indirect light
Humidity: This plant likes humidity but can tolerate dry air
Fertilize:  Feed monthly spring through autumn with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half. 

 

R 425.00

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