Plant Care Philodendron mexicanum
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Philodendron mexicanum

Taxonomy

Philodendron mexicanum
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Philodendron mexicanum

Water

How often to water your Philodendron mexicanum

Water needs for Philodendron mexicanum
0.5 cups
every 12

Philodendron mexicanum needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 mexicanum

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Philodendron mexicanum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Philodendron mexicanum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Philodendron mexicanum 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 đź’Ş.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron mexicanum

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

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Care Summary for Philodendron mexicanum

Philodendron mexicanum

Philodendron mexicanum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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