Description For Philodendron Oxycardium Black With Self Watering Pot
How to grow Philodendron Oxycardium BlackPlant Description: Philodendron hederaceum ‘oxycardium’ is an evergreen, attractive houseplant. It’s an indoor climber with ornamental foliage. Perfect for moss sticks, shady patches in the garden. It is a climber with broad, heart-shaped, glossy, green leaves. The plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award for garden merit.
Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum ‘oxycardium’.
Plant type: Moss stick plant, ornamental foliage plant.
Growth Habit: Climbing vine.
Growth Rate: Slow growing.
Average Landscape Size: As a groundcover a plants are grown at distance of 2 x 2 ft.
How to care for Philodendron Oxycardium BlackSoil: 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 center.
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 a 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. Keep the soil evenly moist, but allow it to dry out between waterings.
Fertiliser: Add rich compost & well rotten cowdung during 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||Climbers, Creepers/Groundcovers, Foliage Pattern Plants, Hanging Basket Plants, Moss Stick Plants|
|Ideal plants location||Office Desk Plants, Plants For Living Room Tables, Plants For Shaded Balconies|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Indoor/Outdoor||Indoor, Outdoor Shade Loving Plant|
|Speciality||Evergreen, heart shaped, glossy, black leaves.|
|Design Use||Shady patches of a garden|
|Ideal Location||Indoor decorative pots on moss sticks.|
|Product Weight||450 g|
|Plant Height||10 cm|
|Plant Spread||18 cm|
|Pot Height||11 cm|