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Philodendron Whipple Way origin is from Brazil and the tropical regions of South America. It can be found in the rainforests of the Amazon basin. The plant is named after the street where the botanists, who discovered this plant, lived. Today, it is popular as a houseplant and can be found in many homes and offices.
Philodendron Whipple Way Features
This plant can tolerate some drought, but will not tolerate extended periods of dryness.
It is an excellent plant for purifying the air.
It is a low-maintenance houseplant, so you can easily grow it indoors as a beginner.
Philodendron Whipple Way is toxic to humans and animals if ingested. Symptoms of toxicity include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and excessive drooling. If you suspect your pet has ingested this plant, contact your veterinarian immediately.
This plant goes dormant in the winter months. During dormancy, the plant will stop growing and may lose some of its leaves. This is normal and nothing to worry about! Simply reduce watering during this time, and resume regular watering when the plant begins to show new growth in the spring.
Philodendron Whipple Way Care
Philodendron Whipple Way care includes giving the plant bright, indirect light and watering it when the top inch of soil is dry. This plant does not like to be overwatered, so be sure to let the soil dry out completely before watering again. It is also important to provide good drainage for this plant.
|Soil||Well-draining, moist and rich soil.|
|Light||Partial shade to full shade.|
|Water||Once every week.|
|Humidity||60% or above.|
|Temperature||Between 55°- 80°F.|
|Fertilizer||Slow-release fertilizer tri-annually.|
|Repotting||After 18-24 months.|
The soil requirements for Philodendron Whipple Way are well-draining, moist, and rich. This plant does not like to be overwatered, so be sure to let the soil dry out completely before watering again. It is also important to provide good drainage for this plant.
This plant prefers partial shade to full shade. The plant will do best in an environment where it receives indirect light most of the day.
Water this plant once every week, or when the top inch of soil is dry. Be sure not to overwater this plant, as it can lead to root rot.
The humidity requirements for this plant are 60% or above. You can increase the humidity around the plant by misting it with water, or by placing a humidifier near it.
The temperature requirements for this plant are between 55°- 80°F. This plant can tolerate brief periods of cooler temperatures, but should not be exposed to freezing temperatures.
This plant should be fertilized tri-anually with a slow-release fertilizer. Add fertilizer 6 inches from the base of the plant, and water it in well.
Pruning this plant is necessary every spring in order to encourage new growth. Simply trim back any dead or dying leaves and stems.
After 18-24 months, you will need to repot this plant into a larger pot. Be sure to use well-draining, moist soil, and provide good drainage for the plant.
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