Plant Care Philodendron 'Brasil'
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Philodendron 'Brasil'

4.9 out of 5 (83 experiences)

Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Taxonomy

Philodendron 'Brasil'
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 64
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 45
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 35
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 30
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 3
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Maggidy avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Brasil II by Maggidy on Greg, the plant care app
03/07/2021

My personal favorite philodendron variety, the coloration is gorgeous and varies from leaf to leaf in breathtaking ways. They will be alright in medium light, but watch them explode in bright indirec…

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@Dloslund
Lake Stevens, WA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Brasil by Dloslund on Greg, the plant care app
02/17/2021

This is my #1 FAVORITE plant. Mine is growing unimaginably quickly—under 2 months after buying it, it had shot up at least half a dozen new leaves and was constantly making more, had almost foot-long…

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Oroville, CA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named phil by Brooklynscheer on Greg, the plant care app
06/15/2021

So i’m not gonna lie, i had to figure this guy out. i knew you have to have well draining soul, but with that, you also have to have a well draining pot. i had it in a plastic pot earlier and it was …

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@Sofiaavello
Pembroke Pines, FL
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Rio by Sofiaavello on Greg, the plant care app
04/10/2021

I love this plant so much !!! I got him as a pretty full basket, and he has absolutely taken off with growth!! He currently lives in a Steven Universe painted Terra Cotta pot and i think he’s quite h…

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Sarahsalith avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Philodendron Brasil - Hanging by Sarahsalith on Greg, the plant care app
04/11/2021

It's a Philodendron! What more can I say? It puts up with the people in my house and in my life. It's easy to share. It has beautiful leaves! And it can either climb or trail; you can't go wrong! It…

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Nerskine avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Fantine by Nerskine on Greg, the plant care app
04/09/2021

I love this guy. He’s great for a plant parent’s ego, because he grows so fast- makes you feel like you’re doing a great job! 😂 He’s also super easy to propagate to fill in bare spots or start a whol…

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@Kellyshea
Waretown, NJ
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Boreas by Kellyshea on Greg, the plant care app
05/25/2021

I’ve had this plant since 2019. Only reason it isn’t getting five stars is because it hasn’t grown. I just cut it up to make it bushier, it was a vine, I hope I haven’t killed it 😬

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@Brianna
Ammon, ID
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Leaf Erickson by Brianna on Greg, the plant care app
06/13/2021

I love my brasil so much, it is so hardy and grows more everyday. The leaves are so pretty and it’s so satisfying to watch the new leaves come in. It’s so easy to take care of!

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@Misfityogim…
Fort Mill, SC
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Philodendron Hederaceum ‘Brasil’ by Misfityogimom on Greg, the plant care app
02/15/2021

I love all Philodendrons & pretty much any trailing/climbing plant. The bright stroke of yellow & different tones of greens is what attracts me most to this plant beauty 🥰

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@Abonomi
Weatherford, TX
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Brasil Philodendron by Abonomi on Greg, the plant care app
06/28/2021

Took some cuttings from a plant at work and now it’s growing so quickly and I love seeing how each leaf is different with the colors.

How to care for Philodendron 'Brasil'

Water

How often to water your Philodendron 'Brasil'

Water needs for Philodendron 'Brasil'
0.5 cups
every 12

Philodendron 'Brasil' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Philodendron 'Brasil'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Philodendron 'Brasil' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Philodendron 'Brasil': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Philodendron 'Brasil' 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 Philodendron 'Brasil' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron 'Brasil'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Philodendron 'Brasil': 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 Philodendron 'Brasil' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Philodendron 'Brasil'

Philodendron 'Brasil'

Philodendron 'Brasil'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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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