40 cm Philodendron Pastazanum House Plant 14 cm Pot House Plant

40 cm Philodendron Pastazanum House Plant 17 cm Pot

Philodendron pastazanum, also known as the "Silver Philodendron," is a stunning tropical plant that is highly sought after for its unique foliage and low-maintenance care requirements. Originating from the rainforests of Ecuador, this Philodendron species features large, heart-shaped leaves that...
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40 cm Philodendron Pastazanum House Plant 14 cm Pot House Plant

40 cm Philodendron Pastazanum House Plant 17 cm Pot

£39.99

40 cm Philodendron Pastazanum House Plant 17 cm Pot

£39.99

Philodendron pastazanum, also known as the "Silver Philodendron," is a stunning tropical plant that is highly sought after for its unique foliage and low-maintenance care requirements. Originating from the rainforests of Ecuador, this Philodendron species features large, heart-shaped leaves that have a beautiful silver-gray color, with prominent veins running through them. Its striking appearance makes it an excellent choice for both indoor and outdoor settings, adding a touch of elegance to any space.

Light Requirements:

Philodendron pastazanum thrives in bright, indirect light. It should be placed in a location where it receives filtered sunlight or in a room with bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the delicate leaves, so it is best to avoid placing it in direct sunlight.

Temperature and Humidity:

This tropical plant prefers temperatures between 65-85¬?F (18-29¬?C). It can tolerate slightly cooler temperatures, but it is essential to avoid exposing it to temperatures below 55¬?F (13¬?C), as this can lead to damage. Philodendron pastazanum also appreciates high humidity levels, ideally between 50-70%. To increase humidity, you can use a humidifier, place the plant on a tray filled with water and pebbles, or mist the leaves regularly.

Watering:

Proper watering is crucial for the health of Philodendron pastazanum. It prefers consistently moist soil but does not tolerate soggy conditions or standing water. Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out between waterings, and then water thoroughly, ensuring that excess water drains out of the pot. It is always better to underwater than to overwater this plant. Overwatering can lead to root rot and other issues. Additionally, avoid using water that has passed through a water softener, as the high salt content can harm the plant.

Soil:

A well-draining potting mix is essential for Philodendron pastazanum. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark or coco coir is ideal. This type of soil allows excess water to drain away quickly, preventing waterlogged conditions that can harm the plant's roots.

Fertilization:

During the growing season, which typically spans from spring to summer, you can fertilize your Philodendron pastazanum every four to six weeks. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to half strength, and apply it according to the package instructions. It is essential not to over-fertilize, as this can cause fertilizer burn and damage the plant.

Pruning:

To maintain the desired shape and size, you can prune your Philodendron pastazanum. Pruning can also help to rejuvenate the plant and remove any dead or damaged leaves. Use clean and sharp pruning shears or scissors to make clean cuts just above a node or stem joint.

Propagation:

Philodendron pastazanum can be propagated through stem cuttings. Take a healthy stem cutting with at least one node and several leaves, and place it in a moist potting mix or water. Keep it in a warm and humid environment and wait for roots to develop. Once the roots are established, you can transfer the cutting to a pot with well-draining soil.

Pests and Diseases:

Philodendron pastazanum is generally quite resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can occasionally face issues such as mealybugs, spider mites, or root rot if overwatered. Regularly inspect your plant for any signs of pests or diseases, and take appropriate action if necessary, such as using a gentle insecticide or adjusting the watering routine.

In conclusion, Philodendron pastazanum is a captivating plant that can thrive with minimal care. By providing it with the right light, temperature, humidity, and watering conditions, and periodically fertilizing and pruning, you can enjoy its stunning foliage and add a touch of tropical beauty to your home or garden.

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At Plants for all Seasons, we offer a specialist range of plants that are kept at their growers until ordered, ensuring they remain in their ideal conditions. This unique approach means that these plants receive expert care right up until the moment they are prepared for delivery.

Our dedicated growers are passionate about their craft and maintain the perfect environment for each species in this range, ensuring that every plant is healthy, vibrant, and ready to thrive in your home or garden.

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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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