Plant Care Philodendron 'Birkin'

Philodendron 'Birkin'

4.8 out of 5 (55 experiences)

Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Philodendron 'Birkin'
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 26
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 23
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 22
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 7
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 6
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Philodendron 'Birkin' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Cjsplanties avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Philodenderon Birkin by Cjsplanties on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

This plants grows pretty easily and doesn’t seem to require to much ‘extra care’ in terms of watering, fertilization and general plant care. The plant propagates well in water. Mine grew two new leav…

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Kippa-Ring, QLD
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Belinda by Pinkandgreen on Greg, the plant care app
03/19/2021

I’ve only had this pretty lady for two weeks and she is thriving! Being a kokedama I think may slow her growth somewhat but I love her striking leaves and red tinges on her new growth. She loves good…

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@Tortoise
Little Rock, AR
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Leafeon by Tortoise on Greg, the plant care app
04/19/2021

i have all kinds of neat plants but this simple guy my girlfriend “accidentally” stole from walmart is definitely my favorite. I can’t tell you exactly why??? but he just holds a special place in my …

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@Bethea0211
Superior, CO
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Birk by Bethea0211 on Greg, the plant care app
04/07/2021

Birkins’ are unstable plants meaning you will see the occasional reversion to a plant it was mixed with (like mine did). But I think this plant is amazing!!! With its white variegation and fast growt…

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@Pascabelly
Cookeville, TN
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named philodendren by Pascabelly on Greg, the plant care app
03/07/2021

brown spots on leaves and still not sure why. have had a consistent water schedule and always water when dry

Viveroalexis avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Doja Cat by Viveroalexis on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

Very cool trendy plant that is easy to propagate and is very pretty to look at, easy water schedule as well

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@Tiana
Ayer, MA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Emerson by Tiana on Greg, the plant care app
06/10/2021

This plant is beautiful and puts out new leaves allll the time. Super satisfying.

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Norfolk, VA
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Burke by Treehuggin_jess on Greg, the plant care app
06/07/2021

Cute little plant, doesn’t seem too picky.

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@Morgan
Berwick, VIC
Rating of the plant Philodendron 'Birkin' named Assley by Morgan on Greg, the plant care app
05/26/2021

Grows super fast and easy to look agyer

How to care for Philodendron 'Birkin'

Water

How often to water your Philodendron 'Birkin'

Water needs for Philodendron 'Birkin'
0.5 cups
every 12

Philodendron 'Birkin' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Saint Paul, MN.

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 'Birkin'

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.

Plant care guide for Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul, MN

Saint Paul, MN

88% High

Growing Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul, MN

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 15th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Saint Paul is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul, MN

Sunlight intensity will increase by 9.1% ☀️

June 15th, 2021

Saint Paul is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Saint Paul is expected to increase by 9.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.2 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul, MN

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

June 15th, 2021

This month, Saint Paul is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.4 total hours of …

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Finding light for Philodendron 'Birkin' in your home

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

Philodendron 'Birkin' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Saint Paul, MN ☀️.️

Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron 'Birkin'

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

When to repot Philodendron 'Birkin'

Nutrient needs for plant Philodendron 'Birkin' in Saint Paul, MN

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 10th, 2021

The growing potential in Saint Paul is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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Care Summary for Philodendron 'Birkin'

Philodendron 'Birkin'

Philodendron 'Birkin'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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