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Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes

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RATING: Super easy to care for. It doesn’t take a lot to take care of a Philodendron hederaceum which makes them a must-have houseplant.

LOVES: Heartleaf plants like to be placed in a semi-shady position, away from direct sunlight. Water roughly once a week, allowing the top two inches of soil to dry out in between.

HATES: Dust, keep your Sweetheart Plants leaves clean with a damp microfibre cloth. They can tolerate dry air but mist occasionally to increase the air humidity or use a humidifier.

More information and care recommendations are below.

Various pot sizes available

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Overview

The Philodendron genus contains almost 500 plants, it is the second-largest genus within the Araceae family. One of these, the Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens, is a must-have as a houseplant. Boasting wonderful heart-shaped leaves on long stems, in bright green of varying tones, with a silky sheen.

Native to Tropical America, the name derives from the Greek ‘philo’ for love and ‘dendron’ for tree. The sweetheart plant is beneficial for air purifying and can remove formaldehyde from its surrounding area. These can look great grown on a moss pole or left trailing. This plant is pretty hardy so perfect for a new plant parent.

Quick Care Guide

Care Difficulty: Super easy to care for, perfect for a beginner.

Light requirements: Philodendron hederaceum syn P. scandens like bright but indirect sunlight but can tolerate some shade. Direct sunlight will burn its leaves!

Watering: Water thoroughly and allow the top 2 inches of soil to dry out between waterings. This plant does not like its soil to be waterlogged.

Humidity: Can do well in normal household conditions but will enjoy a bit of humidity so make sure you give it an occasional mist or place in the kitchen or bathroom. They will also appreciate wiping clean the eaves with a damp cloth.

Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets

Feeding: Enjoys a feed in spring and summer, follow the directions on your fertiliser.

Repotting: Repot every 2 years or check to see if the roots are coming out the bottom of the pot!

Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
Philodendron hederaceum syn. Philodendron scandens (Heartleaf or Sweetheart Plant) Various sizes
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