5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)
About Philodendron 'Glorius'
Philodendrons grow aerial roots that grip the bark of trees, allowing them to grow over 20 feet tall! Their leaves change shape as they climb and can grow larger than a dinner plate. Fossils show Philodendrons growing as far back as 30 million years ago when South America was still connected to Antarctica! ❄️
Also known as
Philodendron gloriosum melanocrhysum and Philodendron MelanochrysumxGloriosum
How to care for Philodendron 'Glorius'
Philodendron 'Glorius' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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January 30th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 30th, 2023
Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 38.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per…
January 27th, 2023
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of …
Philodendron 'Glorius' 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 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
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 'Glorius' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
Easier than both the gloriosum and the melanochrysum, it is very tolerant of changing conditions and maintains growth steadily through the year.
It has parentage from both climbing and crawling philodendrons so do not be surprised if it takes either growth pattern. To confirm ID ask a more experienced grower for features to look for that distinguish it from philodendron gloriosum.