15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot House Plant
15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot House Plant

15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot

Philodendron Microstictum, sometimes known as the "Spotted Philodendron," is a relatively rare species prized by houseplant enthusiasts for its beautiful foliage. This tropical evergreen species originates from Ecuador and Peru, where it grows as an epiphyte in rainforests. Its leaves...
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15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot House Plant

15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot

£39.99 £27.99

15 - 20cm Philodendron Microstictum House Plant in 10cm Pot

£39.99 £27.99

Philodendron Microstictum, sometimes known as the "Spotted Philodendron," is a relatively rare species prized by houseplant enthusiasts for its beautiful foliage. This tropical evergreen species originates from Ecuador and Peru, where it grows as an epiphyte in rainforests. Its leaves are oblong with rounded ends, glossy, and display a rich, deep green color. The plant gets its common name from the tiny speckles that cover the leaf surface, giving it a unique and attractive appearance.

Here's a basic guide on how to care for your Philodendron microstictum:

Light: This plant prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can cause the leaves to burn, while too little light can lead to leggy growth and a reduction in leaf variegation.

Water: Water your Philodendron microstictum when the top 1-2 inches of soil feel dry to the touch. Overwatering can lead to root rot, a common problem with Philodendron if left in waterlogged soil.

Humidity: As a tropical plant, Philodendron microstictum prefers higher humidity levels. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a pebble tray filled with water, using a humidifier, or misting the plant regularly.

Temperature: The ideal temperature range is 65-80°F (18-27°C). Keep it away from drafts, air conditioning vents, and windows that get cold in the winter.

Soil: A well-draining, peat-based potting mix is suitable for this plant. You can add perlite or coarse sand to improve drainage.

Fertilizer: During the growing season (spring and summer), feed your plant every two weeks with a balanced houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Reduce fertilizing in the winter months.

Repotting: Philodendron microstictum doesn't require frequent repotting and can be repotted every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound. Spring is the best time for repotting.

Pruning: Prune any yellowing or dead leaves to maintain the plant's health and appearance. Regular pruning can also help control the size and shape of the plant.

Propagation: This plant can be propagated by stem cuttings. Make sure each cutting includes at least one node, and place it in water or moist soil until roots develop.

Please note that Philodendron, including microstictum, is known to be toxic if ingested, so it should be kept out of the reach of pets and children.

With the right care, your Philodendron microstictum can be a beautiful addition to your indoor plant collection. Its unique leaf pattern and easy-going nature make it a great choice for both new and experienced plant owners.

At Plants for all Seasons, we take pride in our eco-friendly approach to packaging. Our custom-made plant boxes are designed with both the environment and your plants' wellbeing in mind. Here’s what makes our packaging special:

Upright and Fresh: Our innovative design ensures that your plants remain upright and fresh during transit. Specially engineered compartments and supports within the box prevent movement and damage, so your plants arrive in perfect condition.

100% Recyclable: Our plant boxes are fully recyclable, ensuring that after they have served their purpose, they can be responsibly disposed of without harming the planet.

Made from Recycled Materials: Sustainability is at the core of our values. That’s why our packaging is crafted from recycled materials, reducing waste and promoting a circular economy.

Winter Shipping: We offer additional heat packs in winter to keep your plants nice and warm on their travels. Add one heat pack per plant when checking out in winter months.

By choosing our products, you are not only enhancing your home with beautiful plants but also contributing to a greener, more sustainable future

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Tropical Glasshouse Nursery: Our plants are nurtured in our tropical glasshouse nursery located in Lincolnshire, where we maintain an average temperature of 16°C. We do not use cold warehouses, ensuring optimal conditions for plant health.

Plastic Nursery Pots: All our plants are supplied in practical plastic nursery pots. If you prefer a more decorative option, we offer a range of stylish pots available for purchase separately.

Non-Consumable: Please note that our plants are intended for ornamental purposes only unless specifically stated as edible. Ensure you check product descriptions carefully if you are looking for edible varieties.

Variable Heights: The height of our plants can vary by approximately +/- 10%. This natural fluctuation ensures you receive a unique and healthy specimen.

Plant Pot Sizes: Pot sizes may vary by approximately +/- 1cm. To ensure a proper fit, we recommend selecting a decorative pot that is 1-2cm larger than the stated plant pot size. For instance, if you purchase a plant in a 17cm pot, a 18 - 19cm decorative pot would be ideal.

Quarantining: All our houseplants are regularly sprayed with a preventative systemic bug treatment. We do our best to ensure a bug free growing environment however sometimes these can unfortunately be missed, as such we always recommend quarantining plants when they first enter your home and checking them upon arrival for bugs.
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