Philodendron Brasil

Philodendron Hederaceum

Philodendron Brasil Quick Overview

Full Size6-36 inches high
LightMedium to bright indirect
Care LevelEasy

Philodendron Brasil Size

When kept indoors with proper care you can expect your Philodendron Brasil to reach 6 to 36 inches in length and can reach 12 to 36 inches wide.

Philodendron Brasil Light Requirements

Philodendron Brasil prefer to be positioned in medium to bright indirect light for best growth and require this to thrive. A sign your Philodendron Brasil is not getting enough light is the plant becoming long and leggy. If your plant is getting several Yellowing leaves at a time, it can be a sign that your plant is getting too much light. This can be resolved by changing the position of your plant to somewhere that better suits its light requirements.

Philodendron Brasil Temperature

Philodendron Brasil will perform best when in an area which maintains a temperature of 65-78˚F (18-25˚C) during the day and 60˚F (15˚C) at night. Being kept outside of this temperate range for prolonged periods of time can lead to poor plant health.

Philodendron Brasil Humidity

Maintaining a low humidity will assist in keeping your Philodendron Brasil happy and healthy but a higher humidity will help encourage larger leaf growth. If your plant is housed in a spot with a humidity level consistently outside of this range see our tips on how to increase or decrease humidity levels.

Philodendron Brasil Watering Requirements

You can expect your Philodendron Brasil to require water when the top inch of soil is dry. When watering your Philodendron Brasil, be sure to water thoroughly allowing water to drain completely.

Aside from solely relying on the watering frequency to tell when your plant is thirsty, a tell tale sign that your Philodendron Brasil needs water is drooping or browning of the leaves. Drooping leaves could also indicate that your plant is getting too much water.

Philodendron Brasil Fertilizing requirements

As a rule of thumb your Philodendron Brasil should be fertilized every month during spring and summer, and every 6 to 8 weeks during fall and winter. This will assist in keeping your plant alive as well as promote healthy growth.

Philodendron Brasil Soil Requirements

Philodendron Brasil require a loose, well draining soil that is also high in organic matter.

Philodendron Brasil Diseases & Pests

The most common diseases and pests that you can encounter whilst caring for your Philodendron Brasil are aphids and mealy bugs. For a wide range of information on combating a large range of indoor plant diseases and pests see our pest & disease articles.

Philodendron Brasil Toxicity

Philodendron Brasil are considered to be toxic if consumed.