Plant Care Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

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Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Philodendrons grow aerial roots that grip the bark of trees, allowing them to grow over 20 feet tall! Their leaves change shape as they climb and can grow larger than a dinner plate. Fossils show Philodendrons growing as far back as 30 million years ago when South America was still connected to Antarctica! ❄️


Philodendron mamei 'Silver Cloud'

How to care for Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'


How often to water your Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Water needs for Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 'Silver Cloud'

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

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Growing Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently medium 👌.

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 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will increase by 31% ☀️

February 3rd, 2023

Phoenix is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to increase by 31% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in your home

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

Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' 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 Phoenix, Arizona ⛅.


How to fertilize Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

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

When to repot Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Nutrient needs for plant Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in Phoenix, Arizona

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

February 3rd, 2023

The growing potential in Phoenix 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 'Silver Cloud'

Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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Research about philodendrons… I have to try and start training mine to grow up it’s moss pole to get more leaves otherwise I doesn’t grow more than 2-3… she’s so pretty though

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Survivor Survivor

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