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Philodendron 'Brasil'

Philodendron 'Brasil'

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    Botanical Name:

    • Philodendron hederaceum 'Brasil'

    Common Names:

    • Philodendron 'Brasil'
    • Brasil Philodendron

    Description: Philodendron 'Brasil', scientifically known as Philodendron hederaceum 'Brasil', is a stunning tropical plant admired for its vibrant, variegated foliage. The heart-shaped leaves feature a striking pattern of lime green and dark green, reminiscent of the Brazilian flag, hence the name 'Brasil'. This trailing or climbing plant thrives indoors, adding a touch of exotic elegance and vibrant greenery to homes and offices. Native to the tropical regions of Central and South America, Philodendron 'Brasil' typically grows up to 3-6 feet long, making it an excellent choice for hanging baskets, shelves, or as a climbing accent on a trellis.

    Care Instructions:


    • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the delicate leaves and cause color fading.


    • Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil is dry. Philodendron 'Brasil' prefers consistently moist soil but not waterlogged. Reduce watering in the winter months when the plant's growth slows.


    • Thrives in moderate to high humidity environments. Regular misting or using a humidity tray can help maintain the necessary moisture levels, especially in dry indoor conditions.


    • Prefers temperatures between 65°F and 80°F (18°C - 27°C). Protect from cold drafts and temperatures below 55°F (13°C).


    • Use a well-draining, rich organic potting mix. A mix containing peat moss, perlite, and compost works well to support healthy growth.


    • Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in the fall and winter.


    • Prune to maintain the desired shape and size. Remove any dead or damaged leaves to encourage new growth and keep the plant healthy. Pruning also helps to control the plant's spread and promote a fuller growth habit.

    Styling Tips:

    • Hanging Baskets: Place Philodendron 'Brasil' in hanging baskets to showcase its trailing vines and vibrant variegated leaves. Its cascading habit makes it perfect for elevated displays.
    • Shelf or Mantelpiece: Position Philodendron 'Brasil' on a shelf or mantelpiece where its trailing vines can spill over the edge, adding a touch of greenery and elegance to elevated spaces.
    • Climbing Accent: Use a trellis or moss pole to support Philodendron 'Brasil' as a climbing plant, adding vertical interest and a tropical vibe to your indoor garden.
    • Grouping with Other Plants: Combine with other tropical plants like Monstera, Alocasia, and Calatheas to create a diverse and visually appealing indoor jungle.
    • Modern Decor: The bold, variegated foliage of Philodendron 'Brasil' fits well with modern, minimalist decor. Use a sleek, simple pot to complement its striking appearance.

    Philodendron 'Brasil', with its vibrant, variegated leaves and relatively easy care requirements, is a fantastic addition to any plant collection. Its impressive foliage and adaptability make it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and interior designers looking to add a touch of tropical charm and vibrant greenery to their spaces.

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