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 Raleigh, North 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 Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Growing Philodendron 'Rio' in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 3rd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Raleigh is currently low 📉.

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 'Rio' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.8% ☀️

December 2nd, 2021

Raleigh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to decrease by 23.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 3rd, 2021

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 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 Raleigh, North 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.

When to repot Philodendron 'Rio'

Nutrient needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in Raleigh, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Raleigh is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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

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