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Philodendron 'Squamiferum'

$29.99

The Philodendron 'Squamiferum' is a rare gem that hails from the rainforests of Brazil. With its velvety, heart-shaped leaves and distinctive furry petioles, this plant is a true showstopper that will undoubtedly become the centerpiece of your botanical collection. The stunning Philodendron 'Squamiferum' is a plant that promises to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your indoor jungle. Get ready to embark on a journey of plant care expertise and witness the beauty of this unique Philodendron!

Caring for your Philodendron 'Squamiferum' is a rewarding experience, and we're here to guide you every step of the way. Follow these professional tips to ensure your plant thrives and becomes the envy of every plant enthusiast:

1. Lighting: Provide your 'Squamiferum' with bright, indirect light. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, it thrives in medium to bright light. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves. Place it a few feet away from an east or west-facing window to give it the perfect balance of light.

2. Temperature and Humidity: This tropical beauty prefers temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It appreciates moderate to high humidity levels, so mist the leaves regularly or place a humidifier nearby. This will create the ideal environment for your plant to flourish.

3. Watering: Keep the soil slightly moist but avoid overwatering. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again. It's important to strike a balance - too much water can lead to root rot, while too little can cause the leaves to droop. Adjust your watering frequency based on the season and environmental conditions.

4. Fertilization: Feed your 'Squamiferum' with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every two to four weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). This will provide the necessary nutrients to support its growth and maintain its lush foliage. Reduce fertilization frequency during the dormant season (fall and winter).

5. Pruning: Regularly trim any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's overall health and aesthetics. Pruning also promotes bushier growth and prevents overcrowding. Use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to make clean cuts and encourage new growth.

6. Potting and Repotting: Choose a well-draining potting mix that retains some moisture but doesn't become waterlogged. Repot your 'Squamiferum' every 1-2 years, or when you notice the roots becoming crowded. Select a pot that is slightly larger than its current one to provide ample space for growth.

With proper care and attention, your Philodendron 'Squamiferum' will reward you with its velvety leaves and unique furry petioles. Its elegance and charm are sure to impress both seasoned plant enthusiasts and newcomers alike.

At The Trendy Gardener, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality plants that are meticulously cared for. Rest assured that our Philodendron 'Squamiferum' is a testament to our commitment to excellence, and we guarantee its health and vitality upon delivery.

Elevate your indoor oasis with the exquisite Philodendron 'Squamiferum'. Visit our website today and let us assist you in adding a touch of sophistication to your botanical collection. Happy gardening!

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