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Philodendron hederaceum micans...This a beautiful trailing Philodendron with dark green bronze velvet leaves, very easy to care for definitely another favourite of mine! Limited stock is available. 


Care: The Philodendron micans prefers bright indirect light but will tolerate low light, so placed just away a window will be perfect, don't forget to watch out for hot direct sunlight. Water once the soil starts to dry out. When I water my plants I always check the soil first by poking my finger about 3cm down into the soil if the soil feels wet I would hold off. 


Other information:

Size: Pot Diameter 10cm - Total height is approximately 20-23cm 

Toxicity: The Philodendron are toxic to pets and small children, so best to keep out of reach

Difficulty: Easy - More easy indoor plants

Air-purifying: Yes, Philodendron micans is a great plant for air-purifying.

Feeding: General, the majority of houseplants should be fed every 2nd watering during the growing season (Spring and Summer), for me, it's about which every 14 days. In autumn and winter, I feed less, as indoor plants will require fewer nutrients. 

Philodendron micans

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  • Humidity 

    Humidity is the key if you want awesome looking houseplants most of the plants I have for sale are all tropical they grow along the tropical rainforest floor climbing and creeping toward the light and it rains a lot! Obvistley we can't create the same environment like a tropical rainforest, even thou I try my best but there are lots you can do to help your plant to be happy and flourish. I would definitely recommend a  pebble tray with clay pebbles these hold in the moisture and then breaths it back out. I keep the pebble moist all year around this stops the edges of your houseplants from going dry and brown. Misting is also very important I mist my houseplants once or twice a day I use filtered tap water for all my plants.



    I try mimicking how they may grow under a tropical canopy. But this is not easy in most houses in the UK. Luckily a lot of houseplants like philodendron do quite well in the shade that's why they make such amazing houseplants.  As a rule, I make sure they can see the sky or a window if you lack light you could also buy some growing lights I have a few of these around the house and they seem to really help the darker winters days. 

    Houseplant soil

    Soil needs to be very quick draining, light with a nice organic mix for my private collections I use a mixture of perlite, orchid bark, fine pine bark, coco husk and an organic peat-free soil I also tend to add some charcoal. I try to avoid peat as I just find it attracts those nasty fungus nats also peat farms causes a massive impact on our environment!  I also find the roots like to be snug so avoid reporting your plant in a massive pot. Your houseplant soil will vary depending on the grower. It's very unlikely that you will need to re-pot your plant for a while. 

    Houseplant watering needs

    Over and Underwater is how most houseplants get killed but again if you have good draining soil you can't really over water. How often will depend on the plant's environment, soil, pot where its positioned and the time of year. Every plant has its own watering needs so I always check the plant's soil before I water. I check the top 2/3cm of soil just by carefully poking my finger in the soil I also check the bottom of the pot, if the soil looks wet I would normally skip watering. The 2/3cm method works okay but I did kill a lot of houseplants this way when I first started that's why a check out there bums first! So always check your plant before watering.

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