Philodendrons are among the most popular, tolerant, and durable of all house plants. What they all have in common is their ability to survive neglect and adverse conditions.
|1||Philodendron Ceylon (Green) – Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Winter hardy to USDA Zones 11 to 12. In the St. Louis area, this is an easy-to-grow indoor plant. Use a soil-based potting mix. Place in bright indirect light. Avoid full sun. Tolerant of shade, but if conditions are too dark, stems become spindly.
|Plant Height||11 inch (28 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Philodendron varieties|
|Maximum Reachable Height||10 to 20 feet|
|Bloom Time||Rarely flowers indoors|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appea ¹ Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Philodendron Ceylon Care
Plant bulbs in autumn. Plants do not thrive in Zones 9 to 10 without a period of refrigeration; they need a cold, dormant period. Select a site with soil that drains well. How can you tell After a good rain, find a spot that is the first to dry out.
|Temperature||75 to 85 degrees F|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Philodendron Ceylon Special Feature
Popular indoor plant of easy culture. Train on a trellis or a moisture-retaining column, or trail down from a container or hanging basket.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose