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Thaumatophyllum 'Choco Empress'

Thaumatophyllum 'Choco Empress'

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Thaumatophyllum stenolobum 'Choco Empress', formerly Philodendron stenolobum, is an impressive foliage plant known for its large, heart-shaped leaves in deep chocolate brown hues. The foliage of 'Choco Empress' has a glossy texture and grows in a robust, upright habit, making it a striking focal point in any indoor space.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Thaumatophyllum stenolobum (formerly Philodendron stenolobum)

Common: Choco Empress Philodendron, Choco Express Thaumatophyllum

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Can tolerate lower light conditions but may grow slower and produce smaller leaves.
  • They are one of the easiest plants to propagate, often requiring just a stem cutting placed in water or soil.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Araceae family, also known as the Arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
  • Native to tropical regions of South America, particularly Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay.
  • Like many aroids, Thaumatophyllum is believed to have air-purifying qualities, helping to remove toxins from the air and improve indoor air quality.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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