Yet another stunning variety of philodendron! They can tolerate low to bright indirect light (although they may lose variegation in lower light conditions) and they should be allowed to mostly dry out between waterings.
Pot size: 11cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Can tolerate low to bright indirect light, although you may lose variegation in lower light settings.||Low to bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it can handle more light.|
|Allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering.||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a week or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Philodendron Birkin
Scientific Name: Philodendron birkin
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound.
Propagation: These can be propagated by stem cuttings, just make sure you have a node so that roots will grow.
Common problems: Leaf yellowing can occur when under or over watered - just keep an eye and adjust your care accordingly!
Care Tips: These plants will do fine in just about any space but they’ll really take off in brighter and more humid environments - a bathroom would be perfect!
Fun Fact: The name relates to the highly sought after designer handbags, reflecting how valuable and rare this plant has been.
Other varieties: Philodendron Micans, Philodendron Malay Gold, Philodendron Brazil
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.