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 San Jose, California.

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 San Jose, California

San Jose, California

39% Low

Growing Philodendron 'Rio' in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 15th, 2022

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

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in San Jose, California

Sunlight will increase by 17.8% ☀️

January 16th, 2022

San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 17.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2…

Read more

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Rio' in San Jose, California

Daylight will increase by 0.4 hours 📈

January 13th, 2022

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of day…

Read more

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 San Jose, California ⛅.

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.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Humidity
Soil
Fertilizer
Dormancy
Native Region

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 San Jose, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to Philodendron 'Rio'

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in