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The reason philodendrons make such amazing indoor plants is that they adapt to a wide variety of lighting and water conditions in the wild and so will thrive indoors very well. The plants have large, green, dark leaves which allow them to absorb even the tiniest traces of light and water in the wild or at home.
Philodendron micans has iridescent, heart-shaped leaves that are velvety to the touch and almost quilted in texture. Depending on the light, the colour of the foliage can look deep green or rich purple, with the new leaves emerging edged with pink.
Vining in growth habit, Philodendron micans will cascade elegantly in a hanging planter or can be trained to climb up a moss pole.
If you love interesting foliage, this easy to care for plant is a perfect addition to your collection. A rainforest regular hailing originally from South America and it really brings a touch of the exotic! Brighten up dreary days by looking at your Philodendron and imagining hot, moist heat and birds screeching, let yourself be carried away to the jungle!
These plants aren’t hard to look after, they will thrive in the shade which makes them ideal if you have no experience of looking after houseplants. It also means they aren’t hard to situate in your home, they will love any corner of any room really, in the sun or in the shade.
Philodendrons would make a great houseplant gift for friends or family - surprise them with rainforest style! Low-maintenance and an excellent choice for anyone new to growing houseplants. This plant will thrive as long as its water only when it's completely dry and kept in a warm and sunny spot.
Happy Houseplants is the place to buy houseplants - whether it’s large indoor plants (UK), mini houseplants or succulents for sale. We have the plants and the knowledge and we really enjoy sharing our passion for houseplants with you, our customers.
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Philodendron care level
This plant is easy to care for, great for beginners.
Where should I put this plant?
Philodendrons like a shady corner, it will also enjoy a sunny spot, so it’s not a fussy plant.
How should I water this plant?
Water when the top two inches of soil are dry, make sure you don’t overwater this plant.
Should I feed this plant?
Feed once a month in spring and summer with liquid plant food. Why not try our own vegan, organic plant food?
Is this plant suitable if I have pets?
This plant is toxic to cats and dogs.
What size is this plant?
W12cm x H25cm
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