Grown from our very own cutting and rooted to perfection in a 12 cm pot.
Pot Size 12 cm (height 25 cm)
Growth Pattern This captivating plant belongs to the ground-dwelling category, with a creeping growth habit that adds a unique touch to your space.
Placement Optimal placement involves a well-lit area with no direct sunlight exposure exceeding 2 hours. An eastern-facing position is perfect. Keep in mind that the sun's intensity peaks around midday, so shield it from direct exposure during those hours.
Watering Thriving in consistently moist conditions, this plant prefers not to be overly wet. Aim for approximately a glass of water per week.
Fertilization Enhance its growth by adding fertilizer every other watering, starting from spring and continuing until the beginning of October.
Soil Cultivate in an airy, well-draining soil mix containing 50% drainage materials such as bark, biochar, coconut coir, or gravel, combined with regular soil.
Origin Hailing from Colombia, South America, this Philodendron Mamei boasts a captivating origin.
Distinctive Traits Noteworthy for its unique features, Philodendron Mamei displays a pleated edge on its petioles (leaf stems) and shimmering silver spots on its foliage.
Expert Insights According to published field notes by aroid botanist Dr. Thomas B. Croat Ph.D., P.A. Schulze Curator of Botany at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Philodendron Mamei was identified in 1883. It's a ground-dwelling species that typically creeps across the ground. On occasion, it has been observed growing epiphytically, meaning it thrives on another plant, often a tree.
An average specimen typically features leaves ranging from 25 to 45 cm, depending on care.
Care Note Rest assured, your purchase will be handled with the utmost care and packaged securely.