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Philodendron Verrucosum x Melanochrysum

Scientific Name: Philodendron sp.
Ease of Keeping: Difficult
Rarity: Super Rare

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The Philodendron Verrucosum x Melanochrysum is a rare, velvet-leaved philodendron that belongs in the care of experienced plant collectors!

 Note: We do not recommend this plant for beginners. L size available has 2 separate growth points. Please only purchase this if you have sufficient experience caring for velvet-leaved philodendrons, and the right conditions for it to thrive. Some minor mechanical damage is present on the leaves.

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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.

High Humidity

This plant requires a high humidity environment (75% >) to thrive. Lower humidity levels may result in crisping or uneven yellowing of leaf edges.

Problems & Maintenance

The Philodendron Verrocusum x Melanochrysum is prone to thrips and spider mites. Its leaves may also yellow if given insufficient humidity, and adequate knowledge of philodendron care should be had before purchasing this plant.

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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