10 - 20cm Philodendron Caramel Pluto House Plant 12cm Pot

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The Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto' is a hybrid Philodendron plant known for its unique foliage that sports hues of caramel brown with a glossy finish. This easy-to-care-for houseplant can add an exotic touch to your indoor plant collection. The Caramel Pluto is a climbing variety and thrives well when given a pole or trellis to climb on.

Here's a comprehensive guide to caring for a Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto':

1. Light: Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto' prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid exposing the plant to direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. If the leaves start to look pale or have long gaps between them, it might be a sign that your plant needs a little more light.

2. Water: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, a common issue with Philodendrons. When you do water, water thoroughly, allowing water to drain out of the bottom of the pot. Never let the plant sit in standing water.

3. Humidity: Being tropical plants, Philodendrons generally prefer higher humidity levels. However, they are quite adaptable and can survive in lower humidity. If you notice the leaf tips becoming brown and crispy, your plant might need higher humidity. This can be achieved by misting, using a pebble tray, or placing a humidifier nearby.

4. Temperature: Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto' thrives in temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C). Avoid exposing the plant to sudden temperature changes or drafts, as this can cause stress.

5. Soil: A well-draining soil is crucial for this plant to prevent waterlogging and root rot. An indoor potting mix with good aeration is ideal. You can use a mix of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil, or a pre-mixed aroid soil.

6. Fertilizer: Fertilize your Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto' once a month during the growing season (spring through summer) using a balanced houseplant fertilizer. Do not fertilize in the winter months when plant growth naturally slows down.

7. Pruning: Prune your Philodendron to control its size and shape. You can also remove any yellow or brown leaves to keep the plant healthy and attractive.

8. Support: As a climbing variety, the Philodendron 'Caramel Pluto' does well with some support to encourage its upward growth. Consider adding a moss pole or trellis to your pot.

9. Pests and Diseases: Watch out for common houseplant pests like spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. If you notice any signs of pests or disease, treat the plant promptly using an insecticidal soap or neem oil spray.

Remember, each plant is unique and may require slightly different care. Always observe your plant and adjust care as necessary. Happy growing!

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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