Plant Care Philodendron subincisum

Philodendron subincisum

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Philodendron subincisum

Philodendron subincisum is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Philodendron subincisum likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Philodendron subincisum

How to care for Philodendron subincisum


How often to water your Philodendron subincisum

Water needs for Philodendron subincisum
0.5 cups
every 9

Philodendron subincisum 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 subincisum

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Philodendron subincisum in your home

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

Philodendron subincisum 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 subincisum in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Philodendron subincisum

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

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Care Summary for Philodendron subincisum

Philodendron subincisum

Philodendron subincisum

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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