|Common Name||Philodendron Golden Emerald, Fiddle-leaf philodendron, Gold Satin, Philodendron Golden Erubescens, Velvet Leaf.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||8 to 10 feet|
|Bloom Time||It rarely flowers indoors.|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
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Keep the plant indoor or outdoor with bright indirect natural light or bright indirect artificial light.
Protect the Philodendron plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
soil should be well-drained and fertile for growing Philodendron plants.
WateringWater the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Do not overwater the plant.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season (April – August) feed the Philodendron plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
When a plant outgrows the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
For the re-potting procedure click here
Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Philodendron Ceylon Golden Care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Temperature||25 – 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Philodendron Ceylon Golden Special Feature
Excellent air purifier plant.
Philodendron Ceylon Golden Uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant