Plant Care philodendron tortum

philodendron tortum

Taxonomy

philodendron polypodioides
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for philodendron tortum

Water

How often to water your philodendron tortum

Water needs for philodendron tortum
0.5 cups
every 9

philodendron tortum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, 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 tortum

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 tortum in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

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Growing philodendron tortum in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant philodendron tortum in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 29th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant philodendron tortum in Sacramento, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.9% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 26.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant philodendron tortum in Sacramento, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of d…

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Finding light for philodendron tortum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant philodendron tortum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

philodendron tortum 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize philodendron tortum

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

When to repot philodendron tortum

Nutrient needs for plant philodendron tortum in Sacramento, California

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

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento 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 re…

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Care Summary for philodendron tortum

philodendron tortum

philodendron tortum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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