Plant Care Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio'

About Philodendron 'Rio'

Philodendron 'Rio' is a super 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

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 Columbia, South Carolina.

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?

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 'Rio' in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Growing Philodendron 'Rio' in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 15.9% ☀️

January 16th, 2022

Columbia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to increase by 15.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 17th, 2022

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

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.

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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 Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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