The Philodendron ‘Brasil’ is a plant with an artistic spirit. Why would it possibly settle for just one color? The leaves are bigger than its solid leafed sisters with a slightly sharper point. Edged in a dark jade green the sharp contrast of the haphazardly splashed neon green stripe is eye-catching!
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6" Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-9" depending on grow pot size. Plant Care Level: Easy
With lots of bright indirect light and a regular watering routine. The philodendron will explode with growth!
Share with a friend! This plant is easy to propagate. Trim your plants in the spring and gift them to a friend!
Philodendron ‘Brasil’ Care Tips
Binomial Name:Philodendron scandens ‘Brasil’
Care Level: Easy to medium
Light: Bright, indirect
Water: Allow top 2 inches of soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Philodendron ‘Brasil’ Story
Where is it from? The Philodendron ‘Brasil’ Is native to Brazil! It can also be found in Mexico and the West Indies.
Who is the Philodendron ‘Brasil’? The Philodendron ‘Brasil’ is a trailing philodendron, it is sometimes affectionately referred to as the sweetheart plant or heartleaf plant due to its heart-shaped leaves!
Good For You! Philodendrons are excellent air-purifying plants! Filtering out airborne toxins such as trichloroethylene and benzene from the air.
Is the Philodendron ‘Brasil’ the right plant for me?
The Philodendron ‘Brasil’ is not an overly finicky plant but does require some regular care and maintenance. It makes an ideal plant for those who like to interact with their plants more!
The more you love this plant the bigger the reward and longer the vines!
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is mildly toxic if ingested. Keep away from nibbly pets!
Location Suggestion: Place your plant up high on a shelf or in a macrame hanger to take full advantage of the trailing vines!
Prefers bright indirect to medium light.
Allowing the top 1-2” of soil to dry between watering. Watering thoroughly and removing excess water. Do not allow the soil to become completely dry.
Average from 65°F - 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Toxic. Keep plants away from children and pets.
Stem cuttings can be taken in the spring and summer.
Rinse the leaves in the shower to clean them of dust.
General Information About Your Plant
Brazil, Mexico and West Indies
Thin, with a distinct heart shape
Can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.