Plant Care Philodendron 'Gabby'

Philodendron 'Gabby'

Also known as

Philodendron 'Gabby' and Philodendron Gabby

Taxonomy

Philodendron hederaceum 'Gabby'
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Philodendron 'Gabby'

Water

How often to water your Philodendron 'Gabby'

Water needs for Philodendron 'Gabby'
0.5 cups
every 9

Philodendron 'Gabby' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 'Gabby'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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 'Gabby' in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

86% High

Growing Philodendron 'Gabby' in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Gabby' in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 27th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Gabby' in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 14.7% ☀️

May 28th, 2022

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 14.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Gabby' in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

May 27th, 2022

This month, Boston is getting an average of 11.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Philodendron 'Gabby' in your home

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

Philodendron 'Gabby' 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 Boston, Massachusetts ☀️.️

Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron 'Gabby'

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

When to repot Philodendron 'Gabby'

Nutrient needs for plant Philodendron 'Gabby' in Boston, Massachusetts

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

May 25th, 2022

The growing potential in Boston 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 any pl…

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Care Summary for Philodendron 'Gabby'

Philodendron 'Gabby'

Philodendron 'Gabby'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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