How To Grow Philodendron

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Bold and absolutely beautiful, philodendron is a must have for your home! There are many varieties to choose from, all with interesting forms, different sizes and growth habits. But, the one thing they do have in common are the lush, glossy green leaves – they’ll turn your room into a mini tropical paradise. Well, if you use a little imagination or plant several of them.

Position – In a well-lit spot, away from direct sunlight
Water – Water when the soil is near dry
Soil – Quality potting mix
When To Grow – All year round

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a pot at least twice the size of the select plant and position in a spot indoors that is well lit, but away from direct sunlight like a near a window.
Step 2 – Partially fill the pot with Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots and cut away any circled or tangled roots.
Step 4 – Position in pot and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well keeping the water away from the leaves.
Step 5 – After the initial watering, allow the potting mix to almost completely dry out before watering again. To test, insert your index finger to the first knuckle, if it’s dry, water and if it’s still moist, don’t water.
Step 6 – Feed occasionally during the growing season – usually from spring to autumn – with Yates Thrive All Purpose Liquid Plant Food.

Growing Tips

Did you know!

By having just one plant on your office desk you can reduce negative moods like anger, anxiety and depression by 30 – 60%.
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