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Philodendron 'Verrucosum'

Philodendron 'Verrucosum'

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The Philodendron 'Verrucosum' is a striking houseplant cherished for its large, heart-shaped leaves that boast a velvety texture and deep green coloration. With its climbing growth habit, 'Verrucosum' Philodendron can reach impressive heights when provided with support. This low-maintenance plant adds a tropical charm to any indoor space.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Philodendron verrucosum

Common: Verrucosum Philodendron, Velvet-leaf Philodendron, Warty Philodendron

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

  • They are one of the easiest plants to propagate, often requiring just a stem cutting placed in water or soil.
  • Philodendrons prefer Bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.

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.
  • Philodendrons are native to tropical regions of the Americas, including the Amazon rainforest and other parts of Central and South America.
  • Philodendrons are known for their air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene from the air.
  • The term "verrucosum" in Philodendron verrucosum refers to the warty or bumpy texture found on parts of the plant, particularly on the petioles (leaf stems) and sometimes on the veins of the leaves. In Latin, "verrucosum" means "covered with warts" or "warty".
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance

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