INDOOR PLANT - Philodendron Brasil in 14cm pot
Philodendrons were first discovered in Brazil’s rainforests. The name Philodendron comes from the Greek word phileo, meaning “to love” and dendron meaning “tree”. Philodendrons are a diverse genus made up of nearly 500 species, most commonly found in tropical, humid climates. In nature they are typically large and imposing plants, climbing other plants and growing on other trees.
The Philodendron Brasil looks like an exotic temperamental house-plant...in fact it is anything but and a perfect option for those "black thumb" wanting a fast-growing trailing plant.
The Philodendron Brasil is native to the Caribbean and Central America, it has glossy, heart-shaped leaves which are a striking combination of solid green with yellow variegated 'splashes'. Every leaf has its own colour pattern which makes it so very unique and interesting. Its vines can climb or trail and may reach from 3 - 6 meters long. It is a great option for a windowsill, hanging pot, bookshelf or plant-stand and will provide you a whole lot of enjoyment as you watch it's quick and colourful growth before your eyes.
Bright natural light - with its unique and pretty foliage you will want to place your Brasil in a predominant light bright warm spot.
The Brasil will like fairly moist soil. Not too wet and not too dry. Water regularly but allow the soil to partly dry out before watering again. The roots do not like to be left wet so ensure that your pot has good drainage.
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The pot you choose will depend largely on where you are thinking of displaying your Brasil. We think they look pretty damn amazing suspended from your ceiling in a hanging pot. If you are able to do this a small sized Cade pot would be a perfect choice. If you are wanting to place it on a surface and are looking for an easy-care option a 17cm Mr Kitly self-watering pot is the perfect choice. If looking for a decorative ceramic pot choose one with a drainage hole that is between 15 - 20cm in diameter, to give your Brasil extra room to grow.
** Please note all of our plants are hand selected for their quality and individual character. The Brasil you receive may not be the exact one pictured but we promise it will be of the same quality!