Plant Care Philodendron serpens

Philodendron serpens


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How to care for Philodendron serpens


How often to water your Philodendron serpens

Water needs for Philodendron serpens
0.5 cups
every 9

Philodendron serpens needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 serpens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Philodendron serpens in your home

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

Philodendron serpens 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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How to fertilize Philodendron serpens

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

Difficulty Level

Philodendron serpens is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Philodendron serpens

Philodendron serpens

Philodendron serpens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


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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