Philodendron Care

Adding a Philodendron to your home is an easy, budget-friendly way to add tropical flair to your space. The Philodendron is native to Central and South America, has large, glossy green leaves, and grows rapidly in ideal conditions. During the spring and the summer months, Philodendrons can grow up to four inches a week! Their size varies greatly, ranging from 1-20 feet tall and 1-6 feet wide. 

There are two different types of Philodendron: climbing and non-vining. Non-vining varieties grow upright and bush-like. Climbing philodendron species grow as a vine around another plant or structure. These varieties should be given a support structure to climb such as a trellis or moss poll.


In the wild, philodendrons grow below the canopy of tropical forests. Recreate their native habitat by placing your philodendron in moderate to bright indirect sunlight. Exposure to direct sunlight will burn its leaves. 


Philodendrons are tropical plants that prefer moist soil. Water your philodendron when the top inch or two of soil has dried out. To prevent root rot, make sure your pot has adequate drainage and that the soil does not become soggy. 


Temperature tolerance varies slightly depending on the species of Philodendron you have, but they should not be exposed to temperatures below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep your philodendron away from air conditioners and drafty windows.


Philodendrons prefer a humid environment that mimics the tropical climate of their natural habitat. Place your philodendron in a bright bathroom or kitchen, or near a humidifier. You can also lightly mist your plant with a spray bottle to moisten its leaves. 


Philodendrons should be planted in slightly acidic, loose potting soil that is rich in organic matter. You may also opt to grow your philodendron in 100% sphagnum moss, but make sure you keep the moss sufficiently moist.


If ingested, Philodendron is toxic to pets and humans.

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Return Policy

Last Updated July 2, 2022

Thank you for your purchase. We hope you are happy with your products! However, if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may be able to return it to us for a full refund or store credit. Please see below for more information on our return and exchange policy.


Plants: Plants are eligible for a full refund or exchange with returned within seven (7) days of the purchase date. All returned plants must be in their original nursery pots with tags intact and proof of purchase. Plants may be exchanged for another plant of equal or lesser value. We are not responsible for the death or damage of plants that have been removed from their original pots after purchase. 

Non-plant goods: Any non-plant goods (pottery, macrame, plant care products, etc.) can be returned in new, unused condition for a full refund or exchanged for another item of equal or lesser value within fourteen (14) days of purchase. Packaging may be opened, but the product must be unused and returned with all of its original, undamaged packaging. 

Return Process

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For Plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • please provide a detailed description of why you wish to return or exchange the plant, including any damage/pests/etc. 
  • Include a picture of the plant in its original pot.

For non-plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • A brief description of why you wish to return the item
  • A photo of the unused item in its original packaging

All return requests will be responded to within 1-2 business days. If the return is appropriate, a pickup date and time will be arranged free of charge.


After we receive your returned item and inspect its condition, we will process your refund or exchange. Refunds will be sent to your original method of payment. Refunds might take 1-2 billing cycles to post to your credit card statement, depending on your bank. We will notify you by email when your return has been processed.


Plants that have been removed from their original nursery pots are not eligible for return or exchange.

Non-plant items that have been used or damaged (including any packaging) are not eligible for return or exchange.

All sales are final on discounted items, and they cannot be returned or exchanged.


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