The classic houseplant loved for all its style and grace
HOW TO GROW PHILODENDRON HOUSEPLANTS
Philodendrons are the classic houseplant that nearly everyone has encountered at some point in their life. It’s practically a no-fail houseplant because of how easy it is to take care of. You can grow philodendrons just about anywhere. They can be grown in a hanging basket, up a trellis, or simply a standard pot.
Philodendron plants do well with medium to bright indirect light, but will tolerate low light also.
Water thoroughly, then allow potting mix to dry out a bit before watering again. Yellow leaves are a sign of over-watering.
Philodendron plants like a well draining peat moss based potting mix.
We suggest Fertilome Interior & Foliage Potting Mix
Feed once or twice times a year during the growing season with a balanced water-soluble fertilizer.
We suggest Espoma Organic Indoor Houseplant Food
Philodendron plants like average warmth between 70-80°.
Philodendron plants are good with average humidity.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Like most houseplants, philodendrons are mildly toxic if eaten. They may cause some discomfort and vomiting when eaten. Keep away from animals and children.
The philodendron family is quite large and you will find many varieties of them at City Floral Garden Center. If you are looking for a easy-to-grow houseplant with amazing foliage look no further than the philodendron family of plants!
A gorgeous plant with heart shaped green leaves that are beautifully marbled in silver. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Philodendron hederaceum 'Brasil'
A beautiful Philodendron with swirls of chartreuse and deep green make this plant the perfect addition to your collection. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Green Congo Philodendron
The Congo’s large, lush leaves make a bold statement and give a distict jungle vibe in your home. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Green Heartleaf Philodendron
The perfect Philodendron to grow in hanging pots as it’s dark green leaves cascade down. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Philodendron hederaceum micans
Micans is a lovely variety that has purple-flushed green leaves that have a satin-like texture. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
This upright grower offers fantastic new growth; the leaves emerge bright chartreuse before fading to deep green.. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Prince of Orange Philodendron
Philodendron 'Prince of Orange'
This beautiful Philodendron has large coppery-orange leaves that create a warm glow. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Rojo Congo Philodendron
Philodendron 'Rojo Congo'
Rojo Congo is an upright variety that has dark green leaves and new leaves that emerge flushed with purple-red. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
This exotic plant can grow to about 4 feet in height and will grow in a dense compact shape. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Super Atom Philodendron
Philodendron 'Super Atom'
The Super Atom looks like a mini version of the selloum. It has ruffled leaves and a tight, compact shape. It’s also slower growing. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
A large houseplant indoors, selloum philodendron is often grown outdoors as a perennial in warm-winter regions. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
This exotic hybrid has large copper-red new leaves that change colors, then mature to dark glossy green, with splashes of yellow. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Plants are tropical house plants known for their giant glossy green foliage. The huge green leaves can grow to be 4 to 5 feet tall. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
A very popular plant among houseplant owners, these plants are famous for their natural leaf-holes. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
Little Swiss Philodendron
Little Swiss monstera features medium-green oval leaves decorated with dramatic holes. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
A new monstera on the block, this little guy has everything you love about the original monstera but in a smaller size. Very easy to grow and perfect for home and offices with medium light.
Philodendron ‘Birkin’ is a stunning variety that develops pure white pinstripes on its foliage, growing ever more variegated as the plant matures. Very easy to grow and perfect for home and offices with medium light.
BLOODY MARY PHILODENDRON
Philodendron ‘Bloody Mary’
Philodendron “Bloody Mary” makes a fantastic houseplant due to its ease of care and dramatic foliage. Bloody Mary sports narrow leaves as a younger plant and will begin to produce a wider leaf as the plant matures.
DEJA VU PHILODENDRON
Philodendron ‘Deja Vu’
Philodendron Deja Vu is a unique philodendron in that it self heads instead of growing long vines, and has a very unique “serrated” leaf. New foliage will start out with smooth leaf margins and steadily develop its signature jagged edge as the leaf matures.
IMPERIAL RED PHILODENDRON
Philodendron ‘Imperial Red’
Philodendron Imperial Red is one of the more common philodendrons grown today. Leaves are 7 to 10 inches long and begin with a red and dark green coloration. This is an ideal plant for indoor low light situations such as offices or waiting rooms.
LITTLE PHIL PHILODENDRON
Philodendron ‘Little Phil’
Little Phil Philodendrons are a wonderful houseplant that’s easy to keep in any indoor environment. Very easy to grow, perfect for offices and homes with medium light.
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH PHILODENDRONS
SANSEVIERIA – Sansevierias are easy to grow and is nearly indestructible; they will thrive in either very bright light or almost dark corners of the house. An ideal container plant, it is excellent in a grouping and will grow equally well on the floor or on tabletop displays. Perfect for any office building or home with little of florescent lighting.
AGLAONEMA – This bold and beautiful plant requires a little love and attention than most houseplants. While it loves low to medium light, it does love higher humidity areas like a bathroom or kitchen. So make sure to keep it out of direct sun and it’s soil moist (but not soaking wet) and you’ll have a gorgeous looking plant for many years!
POTHOS – Pothos plants are by far the perfect houseplant for all beginners. It super easy-to-grow, it’s easy to propagate, and they’ll look beautiful. Pothos require no special care because they tolerate low light, low humidity and the possible missed watering. These are perfect for office buildings because they grow just fine under florescent lighting.
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