A dark velvety leaf Philodendron with new growth that comes in as a gorgeous bronze/pink colour and fades to an emerald green. This plant loves to climb and will grow fast once set up on a totem pole that it can root into. Tropical P. melanochrysum thrives in high humidity with good airflow and a bright but indirect light indoors or full shade garden outdoors.
Current Pot Size: 80mm, 100mm
Light: Full Shade - Category 3-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Aroid Mix (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: Pop on a totem pole and let it climb to reward you with massive velvety leaves. Keep warm over winter, water less in cooler months.
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