Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'
4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)
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'
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 Tampa, Florida.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' in your home
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 💪.️
Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'
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.
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
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 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' does not have a typical pattern of dormancy. If you notice their growth slowing down substantially, double check that they are getting enough sunlight and water to thrive!
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud' is native to Central, South America, and the Caribbean.
Care Summary for Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'
Philodendron 'Silver Cloud'
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 6ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Tampa, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.