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Types of Houseplants

Philodendron
Philodendron, Heart-leaved philodendron, Philodendron Burgundy, Saddle-leaved philodendron

Philodendrons grow better than most other houseplants under adverse conditions of most homes. They do well as long as they are kept warm, moderately moist and out of direct sunlight. Numerous species and hybrids are available.There is a wide variation in plant and leaf form.

Care

Plant in regular potting soil and keep the soil minimally moist at all times. For best results, grow in bright, indirect sunlight, warm temperatures and low humidity.

Special Requirements

Propagate any season using stem cuttings or air layering.