Description: Philodendron Xanadu Green is a large compact easy to grow plant. Each shiny green leathery leaf has 15-20 distinct lobes. The leaves of this beautiful, exotic looking foliage plant can be as large as 16-18 inches long and 7-14 inches wide.
Unlike many Philodendrons, the Xanadu is an self-heading variety , an upright plant not a climber or vine. The best part is, the older a Xanadu gets the better it looks.
Origin: South East Brazil
Height: 2 -4
Light: A Xanadu 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 overwater.
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: Xanadu attracts Aphids and Mealy Bugs.
Eliminates: formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, ammonia, and more
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.