Description For Philodendron Green Emerald
How to grow Philodendron Green EmeraldPlant Description: Philodendron Green Emerald is an evergreen, attractive houseplant. It’s an indoor climber with ornamental foliage. Perfect for moss sticks, shady patches in the garden. The plant has large, dark, leathery leaves.
Botanical Name: Philodendron sp.
Plant type: Moss stick plant, ornamental foliage plant.
Growth Habit: Climbing vine.
Growth Rate: Slow Growing.
Average Landscape Size: As groundcover plants are grown at distance of 2 x 2 ft.
How to Care For Philodendron Green EmeraldSoil: Mix one part well drained garden soil, one part coco peat & one part rich compost.
Pot Size: 12 to 16-inch pot with moss stick at the centre.
Potting/Transplanting: Transplant the Philodendron sapling in a pot along with root-ball of original soil. Carefully place the plant in the middle of the container & cover the roots completely with remaining soil.
Repotting: Change the pot every year. Use bigger sized pot every time you repot the plant.
Sunlight: Plant can grow in full shade (indoors) or partial sunlight (outdoors). Direct sunlight will burn the foliage & stunt the growth of the plant
Water: The plant must be kept well watered throughout. Maintain the soil evenly moist, but allow it to dry out between waterings
Fertiliser: Add rich compost & well rotten cow dung while potting a plant
Temperature: Plant prefers pleasant warm temperatures. Minimum temperature requirements are 15 degrees celsius
Humidity: Philodendron plant likes hot & humid climate
Pruning: Train the climber to grow on a moss stick by cutting off the unwanted growths every three months
Propagation: Propagation is by stem cuttings, air layering, or by offsets
Companion Plants: Ferns, Dracaena, Aralia, Spathiphyllum, Rhoeo
|Type of Plants||Foliage Pattern Plants, Hanging Basket Plants, Moss Stick Plants|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Speciality||Large, dark green, leathery leaves|
|Design Use||Ground cover under shade|
|Ideal Location||Indoor decorative pots on moss sticks.|
|Packing Weight||750 g|
|Packing Height||25 cm|
|Packing Depth||10 cm|
|Packing Width||10 cm|