Philodendron melanochrysum

£23.00

Philodendron melanochrysum is a striking and elegant tropical plant known for its large and distinctive leaves. Native to the rainforests of Central and South America, this Philodendron species belongs to the Araceae family. One of the most distinctive features of Philodendron melanochrysum is its velvety texture. The leaves are covered with tiny, soft hairs, giving them a plush quality. The deep green colour of the leaves provides a rich and lush look. The veins may appear slightly lighter in colour, creating a beautiful contrast.

Philodendron melanochrysum is not only a visually appealing plant but also relatively forgiving in terms of care, making it an excellent choice for plant enthusiasts of various experience levels.

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Plant care

Pot size: 12cm -Height (including pot): 65cm

Mimic its forest understory home with dappled sunlight – think a spot near a sunny window, but out of direct rays.

Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering.

This plant prefers warm conditions. Maintain a temperature range between 18°C to 27°C.

Moderate humidity is ideal, but it adapts well to most home environments. Provide humidity through misting or by placing a humidity tray nearby.

Philodendron melanochrysum are toxic to pets because they contain calcium oxalate crystals that can cause adverse reactions if ingested. Feed once a month in the growing season.

Description

Philodendron melanochrysum is a striking and elegant tropical plant known for its large and distinctive leaves. Native to the rainforests of Central and South America, this Philodendron species belongs to the Araceae family. One of the most distinctive features of Philodendron melanochrysum is its velvety texture. The leaves are covered with tiny, soft hairs, giving them a plush quality. The deep green colour of the leaves provides a rich and lush look. The veins may appear slightly lighter in colour, creating a beautiful contrast.

Philodendron melanochrysum is not only a visually appealing plant but also relatively forgiving in terms of care, making it an excellent choice for plant enthusiasts of various experience levels.

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