Origin - Central America, South America
Light - Likes medium light: not too bright and not too shady. More tolerant of shade than others.
Watering - Wait for the soil to be dry and water little and often - it's better for the soil to be a bit dry than too soggy (check out our Eco-Friendly Watering Can)
Temperature - Likes warm rooms, temperature no less than 16°C
Feeding - Apply weak, all-purpose fertiliser during the warmer months.
Grooming - Regularly dust the leaves off with a damp cloth so it can breathe properly. If your philodendron vines get too long for your taste, you can cut them back during the growing season
Humidity - It likes a humid environment, so mist the leaves regularly (check out our Eco-Friendly Mister)
Potential issues - Direct sunshine can cause many of the leaves to turn yellow at the same time
Toxicity - Toxic to pets and children