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Philodendron Micans, also called Velvet Leaf Philodendron, are vining members of the philodendron family. Often admired for their soft, color-changing foliage, these plants easily give a whimsical and enchanting feel to any space.
The beautiful heart-shaped leaves are velvety to the touch and offer a range of colors. The plant's new growth often emerges as light coral and pink tones. Mature Philodendron Micans plants gain a deeper color to their foliage sporting leaves of bronze and deep green. Adolescent plants also begin with small leaves, but as your Philodendron ages, the new leaves will grow in size.
Philodendron Micans care includes placing the plant in medium to bright indirect light conditions. Additionally, the plant prefers an airy, well-draining potting soil and watering when the top inch of soil dries out. Feed your plant with a well-balanced fertilizer in the active growing seasons of spring and summer for optimal growth.
Additionally, to protect your plant from root rot, we recommend planting your Micans in a pot with drainage holes. Outside of root rot, you will always want to be observant of houseplant pests like spider mites that can kill your plant. As a preventative measure, all organic neem oil is a great product to deter houseplant pests.
The Velvet Leaf Philodendron has a growth habit similar to its cousin, the Heartleaf Philodendron. These fast-growing plants can climb or trail depending on your preference. We recommend adding a trellis or moss pole for more height and vertical growth! Or if you prefer a cascading look, plant your Micans in a hanging basket and let your plant trail down.
No matter how you decide to grow your velvet philodendron, we guarantee you won't be disappointed in the natural beauty it adds to a room.
|Mature Height:||8 to 24 Inches|
|Mature Width||12 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent light to bright, indirect|
|Habit:||Weeping or climbing with support|
|Flower Color:||Does not flower|
|Foliage:||Green with a reddish hue|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand)|
|Water Requirements:||Likes to go dry between waterings|
|Uses:||Does well indoors and in low light conditions|