Philodendron Micans Velvet

Asch Building

$18
LIGHT

Your Philodendron Micans Velvet thrives in medium to bright indirect light. It can tolerate lower light conditions, though it will not thrive. Do not put it in direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves.


WATER

Water your Philodendron when the top 50% of the soil is dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer. Yellow leaves may indicate overwatering, while brown leaves mean the plant needs more water.


HUMIDITY

Basic household humidity is fine for this Philodendron, but higher humidity encourages larger leaves. Your plant will benefit from the occasional misting.


TEMPERATURE

Your Philodendron prefers average to warm temperatures between 65-80°F. Keep it away from drafts, especially during the winter months.


FOOD

Feed every month in the spring and summer with general-purpose indoor plant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Before applying fertilizer in any form make sure the soil is damp. There is no need to fertilize in the fall and winter months when the growth naturally slows.


TOXICITY

Philodendron leaves are toxic to pets and humans. Typically, ingestion will result in swelling of the lips and tongue, and stomach irritation with possible vomiting.