Philodendron 'Brasil'


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This popular Heartleaf Philodendron cultivar boats one of the most interesting variegations of them all. It’s leaves almost share half of their surface with a different colour, either yellow or green and largely resembles the iconic colours of the Brazilian flag.

Its a climbing vine and can grow to extraordinary lengths if given the right conditions either hanging from a basket or even supported by a moss pole.


Commonly known as: Philodendron ‘Brasil’ , Heartleaf Philodendron, Sweetheart Plant

Horticultural Name: Philodendron hederaceum

Origin: Central/Southern America and the Caribbean.


Nursery Pot Size(s):  12cm , 17cm

Current Length: 10cm, 20cm

Ultimate Length: 4m in length if given the best conditions.

Light: Bright indirect or medium light will create the best variegation and growth, though it will survive in shady spots. Direct sun can scorch the leaves.

Watering: Keep the soil moist in the summer/spring months. In colder months, ensure that the top layers of soil are to touch before watering.

Temperature: Between 16 to 24ºC (average house temperature) is perfect, keep the plant away from cold drafts.

Additional Info: Toxic if ingested by humans or animals.