the hanging heartleaf philodendron
Philodendron scandens is known as the Heart-Leaf, due to the beautiful leaf shape. It's a very easy care vining plant which can grow to astonishing lengths, either supported as a climber or left trailing from a hanging basket or shelf. This larger plant comes in a hanging 17cm plastic pot.
PLANT CARE & INFO
The Heartleaf is happiest in medium light. It can tolerate bright light, but not direct sunlight, and it's happy in shady spots too.
Keep the soil moist at all times, allowing the top of the soil to dry out slightly before re-watering. It will tolerate some degree of drought better than having its roots too wet.
Average household temperatures from 16-24°C are ideal with a minimum of 13°C. the Heartleaf can tolerate some draught.
Apply liquid fertiliser two or three times during the growing season, and wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust.
Philodendron filter airborne toxins such as such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene from the atmosphere and they are part of our clean air plant collection.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height is anything up to 4m. Trim as required. A fast growing, vigorous climber.
Toxicity: These plants are poisonous. Keep plants away from children and pets and take care when handling.