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 New York.

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 New York

New York, New York

82% High

Growing Philodendron 'Rio' in New York right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in New York

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

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

The availability of high quality sunligh…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in New York

Sunlight will increase by 16.2% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 16.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.0 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

May 23rd, 2022

This month, New York is getting an average of 11.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.8 total hours of d…

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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 New York ☀️.️

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 New York

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

May 23rd, 2022

The growing potential in New York 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 …

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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 New York, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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