Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo: A Fun, New Houseplant Option

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Looking for a new houseplant to add some life to your home? Check out Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo! This fun, new option is perfect for adding some color and personality to any room. With its bright green leaves and lime-colored veins, this plant is sure to stand out. Plus, it’s easy to care for – perfect for those who don’t have a lot of experience with plants. Interested in adding one of these plants to your home? Keep reading for more information!

What is the Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo plant?

What is the Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo plant?
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Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo is a new, hybrid plant that belongs to the philodendron family. This plant is known for its bright green leaves with lime-colored veins. Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo is a fast-growing plant, so it’s perfect for those who want to add some freshness and brightness to their home. The plant has heart-shaped leaves, usually small in size. Some leaves may have a more rounded appearance, but this does not spoil the overall picture. It is well added by the dark green stems with small brown webbed fronds.

You can also read about other species of philodendron: Philodendron pink congo, Variegated Billietiae, Pink princess and Split leaf philodendron.

Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo in the wild

This plant is native to South and Central America and is a relative of the common philodendron. Philodendron Limon Lime Philo gets its name from its bright yellow-green leaves. The plant is characterized by rapid growth throughout the year, where only during the cold season it slows down a bit. The plant has a maximum height of 24 inches, which is optimal for small spaces.

Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo in the wild
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Belongs to the Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo family of aroids and can do well for yard decoration, but with a growing zone of 9 to 11.

Care of Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo

Soil

This plant prefers a well-drained soil mixture with plenty of organic matter. The soil can be loose, but it must be fertile so that the plant’s roots develop properly and are healthy. The soil itself should not be neutral in terms of pH, but slightly acidic from 6 to 8.

It is acceptable to mix the soil mixture yourself of 2 parts coconut with 3 parts garden soil and 1/2 perlite.

Remember, Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo will need a pot with drainage to allow water to flow well through all the soil, nourish the roots, and allow any excess to drain into the underbrush. In addition, such soil will provide the plant with the necessary ventilation.

Lighting

Lighting
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Like most philodendrons, Philodendron Lemon Lime prefers bright, indirect light. It tolerates some direct sun, but you have to be very careful. It is better to arrange a comfortable place for the plant on a window sill with a special filtering layer of glass on the window so that the light is diffused. Lemon Lime grows better in bright and indirect light than in shade. It will also grow in the shade, but not as quickly.

Remember not to expose the plant to direct sunlight for long periods of time. This can scorch its leaves, resulting in brown spots, flaccidity, and curling. If this happens, the leaves will be ruined forever. You can place a pot of Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo on the windowsill of a north-facing window.

Watering

Watering this plant is easy – just let the top inch or so of soil dry out between waterings. In some cases, it is better to allow time for the soil to dry out to about 50% of its total volume. A moisture meter will be handy for this, or be guided by external signs. During the growing season, it is advisable to water Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo 1-2 times a week, depending on the heat (the hotter it is, the more often watering, you will notice by the faster drying of the soil). During the dormancy period, mostly this is the cool seasons of the year, the plant should be watered once a month.

Humidity

Moisture is important for this plant, so be sure to keep it in a place with plenty of moisture. The leaves of Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo are what make it such an interesting and unique indoor plant. They are bright yellow and green, with a beautiful glossy sheen that is directly dependent on moisture.

Humidity
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The wider the leaves themselves, the more moisture the plant itself will need. The amount needed is between 40 and 60%. This can be made up for with a tray of pebbles and water on which to place the potted plant, or a humidifier. You can also use a sprayer with clean water and spray the leaves 2 times a day in hot weather, once a day in optimal temperatures, and once every 3 days in cool weather.

Temperature

Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo does best in warm temperatures of 60 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit and 10 to 15 degrees Celsius. But if the temperature is 5 to 10 degrees, the growth of the plant will slow down. Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo should be kept indoors if your outdoor zone is not in the 9 to 11 category, as it cannot tolerate cold, much less frost.

Fertilizer

Fertilizer
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You can buy indoor plant food at a horticultural store and feed Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo in the spring and early summer once a month. The fertilizer needs to be diluted heavily before this so that it is not highly concentrated. During the winter, the fertilizer should be applied once every 2 months. Too much or undiluted fertiliser can cause burns.

What makes this plant so special?

Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo is a new, interesting houseplant that is easy to care for and maintain. This plant is a great addition to any home, office or apartment. Its rich lemon-lime color is a very colorful addition to any room dΓ©cor.

Is Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo toxic to humans and animals?

The plant contains a lot of calcium oxalate, which is poisonous to humans and animals. If swallowed, it can cause vomiting and swelling of the esophagus and larynx.

Is Philodendron Lemon Lime Philo toxic to humans and animals?
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Nicolas Wayne

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