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Philodendron Micans

Scientific Name: Philodendron hederaceum
Ease of Keeping: Moderate
Rarity: Rare

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The Philodendron micans is also known as the velvet-leaved philodendron. When grown in high light, this trailing beauty boasts wine-coloured new growth that slowly turn a shimmery golden, then green. Best displayed in a hanging basket, it is an easy to care for houseplant.

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Quick Care Guide

Water Moderately

This plant can tolerate a drier growing medium, but will do well if you water it regularly. Check that the growing medium is about halfway dry, then water thoroughly. 

Medium Light

This plant will benefit from being in a location with medium indirect light. A few hours of gentle sun will also be enjoyed.

Moderate Humidity

This plant requires a high humidity environment (75% >) to thrive, although it will tolerate a slightly less humid location.

Problems & Maintenance

The Philodendron Micans is susceptible to thrips on new growth and spider mites. Check the leaves regularly and run them under water to knock off any pests!

Suitable for Indoors

This is a plant that will live happily indoors so long it is properly cared for. Do not expose this plant to direct sun rays for prolonged periods.

Toxicity Level 2

This plant is poisonous. All Philodendrons contain calcium oxalate which are especially toxic to pets. Keep away from curious animals and young children.

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