Plant Care Silver Leaf Philodendron
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Silver Leaf Philodendron

Also known as

Philodendron Brandi

Taxonomy

Philodendron brandtianum
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Silver Leaf Philodendron

Water

How often to water your Silver Leaf Philodendron

Water needs for Silver Leaf Philodendron
0.5 cups
every 12

Silver Leaf Philodendron 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 Silver Leaf Philodendron

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 Silver Leaf Philodendron in your home

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

Silver Leaf Philodendron 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 Silver Leaf Philodendron in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Silver Leaf Philodendron

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

Care Summary for Silver Leaf Philodendron

Silver Leaf Philodendron

Silver Leaf Philodendron


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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