Plant Care Cut Leaf Philodendron

Cut Leaf Philodendron

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Cut Leaf Philodendron has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Philodrendron 'Xanadu', Xanadu Philodendron, Xanadu and cut leaf philodendron


Thaumatophyllum xanadu

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Cut Leaf Philodendron has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Blacklily96 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Cut Leaf Philodendron named Phil by Blacklily96 on Greg, the plant care app

When I purchased this plant the leaves were lifeless and hanging over the pot now my girl is thriving after giving it some water !!!

How to care for Cut Leaf Philodendron


How often to water your Cut Leaf Philodendron

Water needs for Cut Leaf Philodendron
0.5 cups
every 9

Cut Leaf Philodendron needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cut Leaf Philodendron

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Cut Leaf Philodendron in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cut Leaf Philodendron: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Cut Leaf Philodendron can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cut Leaf Philodendron in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cut Leaf Philodendron

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cut Leaf Philodendron: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cut Leaf Philodendron after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Cut Leaf Philodendron

Cut Leaf Philodendron

Cut Leaf Philodendron

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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