Philodendron 'Lemon-Lime'

SKU: MYBG-FOLI-PHIL-LELI
filler
Rs.315
Pot Size: 4"

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

N/A

Flowering Season

N/A

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Maintenance

Medium

Size

Medium

Genus

Philodendron

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Indoor Filtered Light,Outdoor Shade

Use

Air Purifier,Balcony,Indoor

Product Description

Philodendron "Lemon Lime" is a lovely coloured philodendron, which climbs happily, but would be equally at home in a hanging basket. Philodendron Gold is one of the easiest of all house plants to grow. It is very vigorous grower that can take a wide range of conditions.

Philodendron 'Gold'

Origin

Mexico, Brazil

Family

Araceae

Description

Philodendron "Lemon Lime" is a lovely coloured philodendron, which climbs happily, but would be equally at home in a hanging basket. New leaves are a bright lime green, almost yellow, and become darker with age, so that the plant is a mixture of lighter and darker green leaves at all times. The base of the leaf stems have a faint maroon colour. Leaves are about 20 or 30cm long, and about 5-10 cm wide. If left to grow outdoors up a tree or similar, it would probably grow to several metres, but will be quite happy kept in a pot and allowed to climb up a short totem pole. You will need to prune to keep it contained - but this will promote more new leaves and better

Environment
Philodendrons grow best in medium light and bright indirect sunlight. Older leaves turn yellow naturally. However, several leaves turns yellow at once, it could be an indicator that the plant is getting too much sun. They will tolerate low light, but if the stems become leggy with several inches between the leaves, move the plant to a brighter location.

Philodendrons grow best in medium light and bright indirect sunlight. Older leaves turn yellow naturally. However, several yellow leaves at once, it could be an indicator that the plant is getting too much sun. They will tolerate low light, but if the stems become leggy with several inches between the leaves, move the plant to a brighter location.

Philodendrons like rich, loose potting soil that will drain well but is still high in organic matter. They can grow in 100 percent sphagnum peat moss. Avoid alkaline soil at all cost.

Keep the growing medium moist at all times. Push aerial roots into the soil on climbing varieties. Keeping the plants moist during winter when indoor air can get very dry can be a challenge. At the same time, avoid over watering or root rot may develop. If the leaves are drooping, it can indicate either too much water or not enough..

Philodendron is  well suited to humid & tropical climate. They like humidity, so you might maintain the humidity around them with a pebble tray of water. Mist them frequently during the growing season, about every two days. During the \winter you should mist them every three to four days.

Philodendrons will produce larger leaves and remain healthier if you fertilize them regularly. Use slow-release pellets at the beginning of the growing season, or weekly 20-20-20 liquid fertilizer. During the winter you only need to fertilize about once per month.

Landscape Uses

Gold philodendron is a fantastic under story plant in shady gardens in warm, frost-free regions. t is also an excellent houseplant in bright, warm indoor spaces.

Eliminates

Formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, ammonia, and more

Caution

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Philodendrons are especially poisonous to dogs and cats.

 

 

Foliage plants in general need access to bright indirect sunlight. Avoid keeping them in direct sunlight as it can cause leaves to burn due to extreme sunlight in the afternoon.

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.

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