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Philodendron Squamiferum



We know the name Squamiferum is quite a mouthfulthankfully this Philodendron has couple of nicknames! Also known as the Hairy Philodendron or the Red Bristle Philodendron, it’s dubbed for its standout fuzzy red stems. With five evenly patterned lobes, its leaves give a similar impression to those on Monstera varieties. In its natural environment, the Hairy Philodendron can climb up trees and into the leafy tropical canopies. As a houseplant, it will happily trail or climb depending on the setting you prefer to provide.


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Care Tips for Philodendron Squamiferum

Toxic if consumed. Keep out of reach of pets and small children.

Soil: Well-draining soil. Promote drainage by mixing in perlite, wood chips, etc.

Light: Bright, indirect light.

Water: Allow top two to three inches to dry before watering.

Humidity: Medium to high. Keep at 60% humidity or higher for best growth. If you live in an area with low humidity, add a humidity tray or humidifier.

Temperature: These plants grow best in temperatures within 65-75°F. During the cooler months when the temperatures fall below 55°F, take care to keep your houseplant away from drafty areas.

Fertilizer: Use a dilution of 10-10-10 applied sparingly, perhaps once a month, during growing season.


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