Common Name: Variegated philodendron, Vilevine
Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum Variegated
Other names: Heartleaf Philodendron Variegated
Origin: Central America, Carribean
If you are looking to add some green gaze to your balcony or indoor space, then this low maintenance & easy to care plant can be a handy choice. The name comes from the irregular yellow patches present on its heart-shaped dark green leaves. Due to this asymmetry - every plant is unique, or you can say one of a kind. Its bushy structure is hardy, drought tolerant and possesses the capability to clean several types of air borne pollutants. When this indoor houseplant starts spreading, you can style the trailing vines as per your requirement and make your wall or any column - picture prefect.
Growth Habits: Up to 3 - 6 meters long
Soil Requirement: well drained sandy soil
Watering Schedule: Twice a week
Light condition: Bright indirect light
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 16 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: Repotting in required when you see the roots growing out of its current container or you can simply do it every 3 years to provide fresh soil and nutrients.
Suitable Locations: vocations where it can receive indirect sunlight like shaded balcony, living room, window, etc.
• Too much heat can damage the leaves of this plant. So, try to keep it at a place where it can receive indirect sunlight. • Water regularly except during winter and rainy season. • You can trim this plant once in a while to streamline its growth. • Best to keep this plant away from the reach of your children and pets as the leaves might cause skin irritation or some burning sensation, if ingested.