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This is a species of plant native to South America. This plant produces gorgeous evergreen heart shaped leaves on long vines. A super hardy houseplant that is great for new plant parents. This plant also does well under fluorescent light making it a great option for offices.
Light conditions: keep it happy with indirect light. Small leaves or long spaces between leaves indicate it needs more light.
Neediness: this is a hardy and easy to care for houseplant, it will benefit from an occasional dusting to keep the pores open.
Watering: ensure your plant is kept moist with weekly watering and regular misting, however the soil must be completely dry before topping up. Expect to reduce the frequency of watering during the winter months. Yellowing leaves will indicate overwatering.
Ideal location: bedrooms, corridors, living rooms and studies
Rate of growth: fast growing plant so feel free to give it a trim if the vines get too long. Vines can reach 1.2m. Expect to re pot every 2 to 3 years. Vines can be pinched after a leaf node to encourage fuller growth.
Temperature: will be happy kept at a normal room temperature, not lower than 16c.
Pets: this plant is toxic to cats and dogs. See our range of pet friendly plants if your pet is prone to nibbling.
Sizing: W17cm x H/Length 20-30cm
Also known as: Heartleaf philodendron, sweetheart plant.
(Does not include decorative pot.)
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