Plant Care Philodendron Squamiferum
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Philodendron Squamiferum

4.4 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Philodendron Squamiferum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Philodendron Squamiferum has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Hairy Philodendron, Hairy Philodendron and Red Bristle Philodendron

Taxonomy

Philodendron squamiferum
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Philodendron Squamiferum

Water

How often to water your Philodendron Squamiferum

Water needs for Philodendron Squamiferum
0.5 cups
every 12

Philodendron Squamiferum 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 Squamiferum

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Hairy Philodendron in your home

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

Philodendron Squamiferum 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 of Philodendron Squamiferum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Philodendron Squamiferum

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

Care Summary for Philodendron Squamiferum

Philodendron Squamiferum

Philodendron Squamiferum


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.

What other plant parents say

Philodendron Squamiferum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Philodendron Squamiferum has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Philodendron Squamiferum has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Philodendron Squamiferum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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05/19/2021

Love the hairy look

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower

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