Philodendron - Birkin

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Scientific Name: Philodendron ‘Birkin’
Synonyms: Philodendron Birkin

  • Elegantly patterned foliage
  • Collector's item
  • Air purifying
  • Plant Level: Intermediate

Now here is a Philodendron that is no doubt on every collector's must-have list and there is no doubt as to why. This fascinating variety looks like it has been hand-painted by mother nature herself with delicate brushstrokes of creamy whites and deep greens.

To some extent, this is an easy-care houseplant but it does need somewhat more attention than many of the run of the mill Philodendron, making it a bit more advanced for the novice plant collector.

As a tropical Jungle floor dweller, the Birkin adores bright indirect light and warm humid conditions. Watering is of utmost importance with this variety of houseplant to keep it thriving, keep the soil moist but avoid it being too damp, it is advisable to allow the soil to become dry and then to water, but prolonged dryness can be detrimental.

Being a slower growing variety of Philodendron makes them ideal for small brightly lit spaces or as a striking tabletop focal point, and as they grow will eventually make a lovely floor level display plant.

Ultimately, wherever you choose to display this plant, be it as a statement plant or accent piece among other foliage, the Birkin will work hard at providing you with fresh air as it is an excellent air purifier.

Please note: Philodendron should be kept out of reach of children and pets.

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

Light: Medium to bright filtered light is best.
Water: Allow the soil to dry out two-thirds between watering. Prevent prolonged dryness.
Humidity: Average room humidity is sufficient, however, to prevent dry edges high humidity is ideal.
Fertilizer: Use a well balanced organic fertilizer once a month during Spring through Summer, no need to feed during winter.

We offer the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA).

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
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