Philodendron melanochrysum, Black Gold Philodendron



Philodendrons are among the most popular, tolerant, and durable of all house plants.

Melanochrysum is a large velvet leaf variety of philodendron whose leaves start out pink with light green veins and slowly matures into a deep dark green with a velvety texture.

This plant does require a totem or some sort of pole to climb otherwise it will tend to meander and droop.

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Common Name Black Gold Philodendron
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 feet
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Keep the plant in the partial shade area.

Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.

Don’t use cold and chlorinated water.

Apply fertilizer in the monsoon and spring season.

Repotting is done in the spring season.

Remove the dried plant part and leaves.
Philodendron Melanochrysum Care
Plant the bulbs in autumn. Use the potting media as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat. After planting, watering should be done. Keep the plant in partial sunlight for better growth.

Sunlight Partial shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Philodendron Melanochrysum Special Feature
Popular indoor plant of easy culture. Train on a trellis or a moisture-retaining column, or trail down from a container or hanging basket.
Philodendron Melanochrysum Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for the ornamental purpose



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