Philodendron 'Malay Gold'
Description: Philodendron Ceylon is a unique plant which, unlike other philodendron, has no back lobes on its leaves. Its oval shaped leaves are a brilliant almost fluorescent green color. Ceylon Beauty has a semi vine characteristics that grows quickly into a healthy, graceful houseplant that needs little care.
Height: 2'- 4'
Light: A Phil. needs more light than other philodendron in order to maintain its compact appearance and will grow best in medium indirect light.
Water: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not over-water.
Humidity: Normal humidity. Mist the leaves several times a week with a spray bottle for a healthier plant
Temperature: Being tropical plant, it prefer hot climate.
Soil: Any good potting mix that drains well.
Fertilizer: During growing, fertilizer with slow-release fertilizer or use a 20-20-20 liquid fertilizer at half-strength every month.
Pests: Phil. attracts Aphids and Mealy Bugs.
Eliminates: formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, ammonia, and more
Landscape Uses: Indoor climber with ornamental foliage. Perfect for moss sticks, shady patches in the garden
Caution: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Philodendrons are especially poisonous to dogs and cats.
Make sure watering is done once the soil goes dry. Although the soil can remain moist, but it should not turn soggy/wet. Having drainage hole in the pots goes a long way in ensuring there is no water stagnating on top of the soil. You can spray the plant occasionally.
Fertilise the plant once a month in summers however Don't feed any fertiliser in winters. Giving fertiliser to the plant ensures nutrients going in which keeps it healthy. Keep an eye on the leaves of the plant to know any symptoms for watering or sunlight.