The ultimate plant care guide for the Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf Philodendron)
If you’re looking for a hardy, easy-to-maintain houseplant, the Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf Philodendron) is one of the best choices! This low maintenance plant is sure to bring a touch of life into any room. It stands out with its heart-shaped leaves, giving it a unique and charming appearance.
To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.
How to care for a Philodendron
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Are you looking for a way to take care of your Philodendron scandens? Well, you've come to the right place. I'm here to give you some helpful tips and advice so that your plant thrives.
In this ultimate guide to taking care of an Philodendron scandens, I'll show you how to get the best out of your plant and provide lots of other helpful information on its care and maintenance. From understanding how much sunlight it needs, to finding out when it's time for a good watering session - it's all included in my guide. So if you're ready to learn more about caring for this incredible species, let's dive right in!
1. How to care for a Philodendron
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2. How to care for a Golden Pothos
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The Golden Pothos is not difficult to take care of, but it might also not be the best plant for beginning plant owners. It requires a fine balance between dry and wet soil and a bright spot in your house. Find out exactly how to take care of this beautiful plant in this comprehensive plant care guide.
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Frequently asked questions
How should you water the Philodendron scandens?
The Philodendron scandens likes to be watered occasionally, but also needs to soil to dry out slightly. Water when the top of the soil has dried out.
How much sunlight does the Philodendron scandens need?
The Philodendron scandens does best in a spot where it gets bright, indirect sunlight. This spot is always bright but never gets direct sunlight.
How much fertilizer does the Philodendron scandens need?
The Philodendron scandens needs quite a bit of energy to grow, so you should fertilize it once per month in the spring and summer.
What is the best soil for the Philodendron scandens?
The Philodendron scandens likes to be watered when the top of the soil is dry, so use a soil mix that drains excess moisture quickly and holds onto some moisture for a few days.
What is the ideal temperature for the Philodendron scandens?
The Philodendron scandens prefers a spot that consistently stays between 15 - 21°C (59 - 69°F).
How do you propagate the Philodendron scandens?
To propagate the Philodendron scandens, you can take cuttings from the parent plant. Often, you cut part of the stem of the Philodendron scandens and plant that in moist soil.
How often should you repot the Philodendron scandens?
You should repot your Philodendron scandens once every 2 year(s). This helps your Philodendron scandens to stay healthy for many years.
Is the Philodendron scandens easy to take care of?
The Philodendron scandens is easy to take care of and great for beginners.
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