This is a stunning specimen of Philodendron Melinonii Ghost - a real statement piece for any space! This will be happiest in bright indirect sunlight, although it will tolerate lower light conditions, and it should be allowed to mostly dry out between waterings.
Pot diameter: 24cm
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.||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 Melinonii Ghost
Scientific Name: Philodendron melinonii ghost
Origin: South America
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 from stem cuttings, just make sure it has a node so that roots can 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 Philodendron Florida Ghost which produces bright cream leaves that turn green over time - the Melinonii Ghost behaves similarly, although the new growth is a light yellow green rather than cream.
Other varieties: Philodendron Micans, Philodendron Malay Gold, Philodendron Birkin
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.