Plant Care Philodendron 'Brasil'
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Philodendron 'Brasil'

4.9 out of 5 (19 experiences)

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

Also known as

Filodendro-brasil

Taxonomy

Philodendron scandens oxycardium
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 16
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 12
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 10
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 10
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Philodendron 'Brasil' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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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@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 Hanging Brasil 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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@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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@Mujerjone
Snellville, GA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Thais by Mujerjone on Greg, the plant care app
02/15/2021

These things are fine in low light and so easy to propagate. Buy a big hanging one so you can grow it and share with your friends!

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@Gathererofn…
Lincoln, NE
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Bobbie by Gathererofnutsandodballs on Greg, the plant care app
04/09/2021

Bobbie is so pretty and so easy to take care of! She loves indirect sunlight and is very happy in her hanging basket!

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@B.niche
Indianapolis, IN
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Rio by B.niche on Greg, the plant care app
03/17/2021

Always looks beautiful and full, even when I forget about it

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@Anah7077
Corona, CA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Brasil' named Forrest by Anah7077 on Greg, the plant care app
04/07/2021

My favorite! Grows SO fast and super easy!

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

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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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