Velvet philodendrons are popular for a variety of reasons. They are easy to care for, they have a long blooming season, and they look beautiful in any room. They are also very versatile plants, able to grow in a variety of climates and soil conditions.
Philodendron ‘Velvet’ – 6″ Pot
Theres something about the way velvet plants move that makes them beautiful. They sway back and forth with a grace that is both hypnotic and mesmerizing, and when their leaves are in motion, it gives the illusion of a dancing flame. While these plants may be beautiful to look at, they are not easy to keep alive – they require a lot of care and require warm temperatures to grow well.In this article, we will be looking at two types of velvet plants – the Philodendron cordatum and the Philodendron chinense. Both of these plants are from the Bolivian Andes, and are considered some of the most difficult plants to grow in captivity. We will be discussing how to care for them, what types of light they need, and different ways to look after them so that they can live long and fruitful lives.
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- ARTICLE: Habits of a Healthy Philodendron (Philodendron Cordatum)
- Sizes of plants are key for those wanting to grow their own. This particular plant can get up to 12 feet tall and 7 feet wide.
- A common practice is to place the leaves over rocks or logs in order to retain water and sunlight.This may be challenging as the leaves will then have to dry out slightly in order to prevent rot and mold. Options do exist such as using a muslin bag also known as an evaporator bag which gives enough air flow to keep plants warm without drying out their leaves.
- The morning sun is not necessarily the best time for these plants, though it can create the perfect light throughout the day along with heating the air around them. Even growers with shorter windows during a season may use artificial lights like fluorescent bulbs or LEDs that emit a lot of light and heat.
- Setting up new plants - It is ceaseless work training new shoots into size so that they can handle its climate, root system, and sunlight signals before cutting off old dead branches. This keeps your plant healthy but requires constant
- Well look at the different types of Philodendrons in the article
- The variety of ways to care for a Philodendron.