Philodendron selloum (Golden) – Plant
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Enhance the beauty of your indoor spaces by growing Philodendron selloum (Golden) plant. This is an excellent, popular ornamental foliage plant.
Philodendron selloum (Golden) is a perennial bushy plant. Plant with large, showy deeply divided, usually drooping, medium green leaves that is grown as a houseplant. It can produce aerial roots that absorb water and nutrients. It can also remove harmful toxins from air.
Planting And Care
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- Keep the plant indoor or outdoor with bright indirect natural light or bright indirect artifical light.
- Protect the Philodendron plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Philodendron plant.
- Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
- Do not ever overwater the plant.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Application of Fertilizer
- During the main growing season (April – August) feed the Philodendron plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
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- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
- For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Philodendron Selloum Care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
- Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
- Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
- Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
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Philodendron Selloum Special Feature
Excellent air purifier plant.
Philodendron Selloum Uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant also preferred for mass planting and as specimen plant