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.