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Philodendron micans

Native range: Central and South America, Caribbean

Known names: Velvet Leaf Philodendron, Philodendron hederaceum var. hederaceum

Hardiness: Keep above 55°F

Mature Size: Vine-forming, Can reach 10+ feet in tropical areas.

Light: Morning sun, dappled light, frosted window.

Water: Keep soil evenly moist, let soil dry out very slightly.

Soil: Standard potting mix, add bark and pumice for extra drainage.

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 3" pot, shipped semi bare root


Velvety, heart shaped leaves with plum purple underside. New leaves emerge pinkish-bronze with chartreuse veins. Vining or climbing habit depending on how you train it. 

Philodendron micans [2.5"]

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