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Philodendron scandens - Heartleaf
Philodendron scandens is known as the Sweetheart Plant, or Heart-Leaf, due to the beautiful leaf shape. It's obvious association with love makes it a thoughtful gift. The sweetheart Plant is a vining Philodendron and can grow to astonishing lengths, either supported as a climber or left trailing from a hanging basket or shelf.
PLANT CARE & INFO
Light: Versatile. Best in medium light. Can tolerate bright light, but not direct sunlight, and perfect for shady spots too.
Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Allow the top of the soil to dry out slightly before re-watering. Will tolerate some degree of drought better than having its roots too wet.
Temperature: Average household temperatures from 16-24°C are ideal. Minimum 13°C. Can tolerate some draught.
Feed: Apply a weak solution of liquid fertiliser two or three times during the growing season.
Care tips: Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust.
Air Purifying: Philodendron filter airborne toxins such as such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene from the atmosphere and they are part of our clean air plant collection.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height is anything up to 4m. Trim as required. A fast growing, vigorous climber.
Toxicity: These plants are poisonous. Keep plants away from children and pets and take care when handling.
Origin: Mexico, Brazil and the West Indies.