Plant Care Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Reviewed by: None | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

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

Taxonomy

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum
Thaumatophyllum
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Philodendron Goeldii, Thaumatophyllum spruceanum ., philodendron goeldii, Philodendron goldeii and Philodendron Goeldii/ Finger Leaf/ Fun Bun

How to care for Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Water

How often to water your Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Water needs for Thaumatophyllum spruceanum
0.5 cups
every 9

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum 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 Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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 Thaumatophyllum spruceanum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Thaumatophyllum spruceanum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Thaumatophyllum spruceanum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

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

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Care Summary for Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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