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Philodendron Ceylon Care

Philodendron Ceylon Care & Maturity

June 28, 2022

Philodendron Ceylon is an evergreen, ornamental, climbing houseplant. This unique plant has no back lobes on its leaves. It has paddle-shaped leaves remain a bright almost fluorescent green color.

Watering: Prefers to stay moist without being soggy. Water when top 1-2" of soil is dry until water drains from bottom of pot. Do not leave sitting in drainage.
Light Requirements: Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sun to prevent scorching.
Humidity Needs: Moderate, over 60%. Can be boosted with pebble trays and/or clustering with other humidity lovers.
Soil Preference: 
Requires a well-draining soil mix that allows water retention but helps prevent root rot. A peat-based soil mix with additional perlite is ideal. 
Fertilizing: 
Regularly apply a well-balanced fertilizer during spring/summer months.
Repotting: 
Repot in early spring/summer when soil is too compact or there are exposed roots. Repot a minimum of every 2-3 years to ensure soil nutrients.
Pet Safe: No
Common Issues:
 Overwatering leading to root rot and underwatering are the most common issues for maintaining a healthy Philodendron. Yellowing/discolored leaves = overwatering, brown/crispy leaves = underwatering. Spider mites and mealy bugs are also common pests.

Mature Philodendron Ceylon



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