Philodendron Scandens

Philodendron Scandens

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Philodendron scandens is known as the Sweetheart Plant, or Heart-Leaf, due to the beautiful leaf shape. It's obvious association with love makes it a thoughtful gift. The sweetheart Plant is a vining Philodendron and can grow to astonishing lengths, either supported as a climber or left trailing from a hanging basket or shelf.

PLANT CARE & INFO

Light: Versatile. Best in medium light. Can tolerate bright light, but not direct sunlight, and perfect for shady spots too.

Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Allow the top of the soil to dry out slightly before re-watering. Will tolerate some degree of drought better than having its roots too wet.

Temperature: Average household temperatures from 16-24°C are ideal. Minimum 13°C. Can tolerate some draught.

Feed: Apply a weak solution of liquid fertiliser two or three times during the growing season.

Care tips: Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust.

Air Purifying: Philodendron filter airborne toxins such as such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene from the atmosphere and they are part of our clean air plant collection.

Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height is anything up to 4m. Trim as required. A fast growing, vigorous climber.