Philodendron malay gold belongs to the Aracea family of plants, which originates from the rain forests of South and Central America. Nowadays, Philodendron plants can be found all over the world. For example, the first Philodendron malay gold was found in Thailand. There are hundreds of different species in this family, each with its own special features. This tropical houseplant draws all attention to itself because of its special colour. The Philodendron malay gold has bright yellow leaves, a real eye-catcher! In combination with a bright green houseplant or a darker variety, you can create a beautiful contrast in any room! A fun fact: Philodendron is a Greek name that means 'Philo' love and/or passion and 'Dendron' means tree. Freely translated into Dutch this means: love for the tree.
Care & tips Philodendron malay gold- 30cm
The Philodendron malay gold is a reasonably easy plant to take care of. Because of its tropical origins, however, this houseplant likes a slightly damp environment. This will promote its growth and health. The Philodendron malay gold will certainly survive in a less humid environment, but its growth will be somewhat slower. The Philodendron malay gold is also an air-purifying houseplant. Because of its size, it will not be able to purify the entire room, but every little bit helps! Philodendron malay gold will also do very well as a hanging plant.
Water requirements Philodendron malay gold- 30cm
The Philodendron malay gold does not need much water, but it is important that the soil is always slightly moist. This houseplant is very sensitive to wet soil. When the soil still feels damp, we advise you to wait a while before watering. If the soil is still moist after 4 to 5 days, we recommend that you give less water when watering. If your Philodendron Imperial red develops brown leaves, this is probably due to too much water. You can easily cut off these brown leaves, which will ensure that your Philodendron Malay Gold will retain its beautiful and colourful appearance.
The amount of water depends on the location, the humidity of the room and the size of the pot. So always check the amount and frequency of watering in the beginning. As the Philodendron malay gold originates from a tropical climate, we recommend that you water its leaves on a regular basis. This will ensure that the Philodendron malay gold remains healthy and retains its special colour.
Light requirements Philodendron malay gold- 30 cm
Philodendron malay gold is not really a sun worshipper and should be placed in the semi-shade. Direct sunlight should really be avoided for this houseplant. When exposed to too much sunlight, its beautifully coloured leaves will turn pale. Move the Philodendron malay gold when you notice this. Of course, the Philodendron malay gold does need indirect sunlight; 3 to 4 hours is sufficient. The ideal temperature for this houseplant is between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius.
Is the Philodendron malay gold- 30cm a poisonous houseplant?
The Philodendron malay gold is a slightly poisonous plant. If you have small children or pets, please pay attention to the location of this houseplant.
How will my Philodendron malay gold- 30cm be delivered?
This tropical houseplant will be sent in a pot. All our houseplants are sent in specially designed boxes. The unique interior of the boxes ensures that the houseplants are firmly positioned in the box and cannot move around. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.
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