Plant Care Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio'

About Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio' is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Philodendron 'Rio' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Philodendron hederaceum 'Rio'
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

philodendron hederaceum rio

How to care for Philodendron 'Rio'

Water

How often to water your Philodendron 'Rio'

Water needs for Philodendron 'Rio'
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 'Rio'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 'Rio' in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Growing Philodendron 'Rio' in Boise right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Boise, Idaho

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 28th, 2022

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

The availability of high quality sunlight i…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Boise, Idaho

Sunlight will increase by 15.5% ☀️

May 28th, 2022

Boise is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to increase by 15.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Boise, Idaho

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

May 28th, 2022

This month, Boise is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.2 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Philodendron 'Rio' in your home

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

Philodendron 'Rio' 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 Boise, Idaho ☀️.️

Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron 'Rio'

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

When to repot Philodendron 'Rio'

Nutrient needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Boise, Idaho

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

May 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Boise 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 pla…

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Care Summary for Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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