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Botanical name Philodendron
Common name Philodendron
Family Araceae
About The philodendrons are aroids and most of them are climbers. The name comes from the Greek word filos – friends, adelfos – brothers referring to ‘tree lovers’ & dendron – tree. The vigorous growth, beauty of the leaves, makes the genus interesting & rewarding house plant.
Category House plant
Plant type Perennial evergreen.
Origin Native to tropical regions of the Americas.
Potting medium Use well drained, aerated, loamy, organic matter enriched potting medium GrowpoT–H. Sterilised to reduce the risk of fungal infection & root rot. pH value 5 – 6.
Light In indoor condition, the plant requires indirect sunlight or diffused light. Avoid direct sun to protect the leaves against developing blotch or fading of colour. Yellowing of leaves notify the excess lighting. Abnormal elongation of stem denotes insufficient light.
Irrigation Precaution to be taken not to dry out the medium. During summer, irrigate to moist the medium & spray on foliage frequently to create a rainforest like environment. During winter watch & irrigate, but don’t allow drying out the medium. Continue foliar spray during dry winter months. Be careful against root rot. Burry the aerial root in the medium or place moss stick to climb.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient gROWMIN SUPER (f) 2 gm / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Black cobra 3 ml / litre Alternative
Pest control Growneem 3 ml / litre 15 Days 15 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity Toxic to pets & human.
Toxic chemical Calcium oxalate crystals
Symptom Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing.



Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).


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