If dark, luxurious long velvety leaves are your thing, then Philodedron gigas is the plant for you! Gorgeous velvety leaves on this beauty that was first described in 1997, hailing from Panama it grows some pretty gigantic leaves when allowed to climb. New leaves emerge a stunning bronze/amber colour and slowly fade to dark green as it grows.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Light: Bright indirect to Full Shade, Categories 4-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Get it growing up a totem pole and it's leaves will become gigantic!