Native to Brazil this trailing heart leaf philodendron has a doppelganger, The Jade Pothos! While the two look very similar and have similar requirements. The heartleaf plants' leaves are slightly thinner and have a very distinct heart shape to their leaves. This is a winner amongst plant enthusiasts for its fast-growing, beautiful vining habit.
Grow Pot Size: 3", 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 4-9” 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 ‘Cordatum’ Care Tips
Other Common Names: Heart Leaf Philo, Heart Leaf Plant
Binomial Name: Philodendron cordatum
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright, indirect
Water: Allow top 2 inches of soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Philodendron ‘Cordatum’ Story
Where is it from?
The Philodendron is native to Brazil.
Who is the Philodendron ‘Cordatum’?
The Philodendron ‘Cordatum’ 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 a great addition to your bedroom. They create a calm, cozy environment and promote a good night's sleep. Also, philodendrons are excellent air-purifying plants! Filtering out airborne toxins such as trichloroethylene and benzene from the air.
Is the Philodendron ‘Cordatum’ the right plant for me?
Philodendron plants are fairly easy to care for. They prefer the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering as they are quite susceptible to stem rot. Place your plant in a location with bright, indirect light or filtered bright light and watch it grow! The large leaves are absolutely stunning but need regular dusting to ensure they can photosynthesize at their optimal levels.
Pet Friendly: Unfortunately, Philodendrons are not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: We love placing trailing philodendrons on bookshelves and high places, especially in living rooms and bedrooms.