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Philodendron mexicanum

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Philodendron mexicanum
Philodendron mexicanum is an eye-catching plant with glossy, arrow-shaped leaves. It adds a wonderful tropical touch to any kind of space. Its leaves are shaped a bit like the ears of a dog, ranging from brown to a reddish colour on the underside. Wherever it is positioned, in a living room, glasshouse or terrarium, Philodendron mexicanum is certain to attract admiring glances.
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Philodendron mexicanum
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Philodendron mexicanum
Plant type
foliage plant
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
<20 cm
Light
no direct sun
Light
semi sun
Watering
high
Properties
non-edible

Product info

Philodendron mexicanum as the name suggests, comes from Mexico where it was discovered in a humid rain forest by botanist Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1887. Philodendron mexicanum is also found in neighbouring countries such as Guatemala.
Height:
15 cm
15 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
>100 cm
>100 cm
Adult width:
<20 cm
<20 cm
Flower colour:
?
?
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Foliage plant
foliage plant
Growth habit:
Climbing
climbing
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Slow
slow
Araflora info:
Botanical
botanical
Natural habitat:
Amazone
Amazone
Altitude range:
500-1000 m
500-1000 m

Plant care

Philodendron mexicanum likes water but be careful not to give it too much and make sure drainage is good. An ideal potting compound consists of peat and perlite mixed with orchid bark to which the roots can attach themselves.
Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
High
high
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
20-40%
20-40%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
10-30 °C
10-30 °C
Night temperature:
12-18 °C
12-18 °C
Temperature max:
30 °C
30 °C
Temperature min:
15 °C
15 °C
Temperature:
< 15 °C
< 15  °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<5-7>
<5-7>
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 year
after 2 year

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