Philodendron Gloriosum 200mm
The Queen of Philodendrons. Beautifully large heart shaped leaves bursting with texture and colour. Once a super rare plant, now available in boutique stores. A genuine wow factor plant.
They thrive in moist soils with high organic matter. Indoor plants thrive at temperatures between 15 and 18 °C and can survive at lower light levels than other house plants. Although philodendrons can survive in dark places, they much prefer bright lights. Wiping the leaves off with water will remove any dust and insects. Plants in pots with good root systems will benefit from a weak fertilizer solution every other week.
New plants can be grown by taking stem cuttings with at least two joints. Cuttings then can be rooted in pots of sand and peat moss mixtures. These pots are placed in greenhouses with bottom heat of 21–24 °C. During the rooting, cuttings should be kept out of direct sunlight. Once rooted, the plants can be transplanted to larger pots or directly outside in milder climates. Stem cuttings, particularly from trailing varieties, can be rooted in water. In four to five weeks, the plant should develop roots and can be transferred to pots. philodendron can also propagate through air layering which is a more advanced method of propagation that involves creating a new plant on the stem of an existing plant.