Philodendrons the perfect indoor plant

Philodendrons the perfect indoor plant

PEOPLE’S obsession with indoor plants won’t diminish any time soon.

Lush, vibrant and on-trend, they are the perfect, well-priced option for lifting a lack-lustre corner of the home.

Livening up hallways, bedroom nooks and front-door entryways – they are taking over houses across the globe.

And no other indoor plant is as ideal as a Philodendron, says Stackwood concept store owner , Sarah Bell.

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Sarah’s top three Philodendrons

Philodendron Cordatum (AKA Heart Leaf Philodendron).

1. Philodendron Cordatum (AKA Heart Leaf Philodendron)

A great trailing plant, it has cute heart-shaped leaves. Perfect for hanging planters, they tolerate lower light conditions and are very low-care.

Let it dry out between waters.

Philodendron Burle Marx.

2. Philodendron Burle Marx

With very large glossy heart-shaped leaves, this species loves to climb. It requires staking or something sturdy to climb up as it is a large variety.

It flourishes in a brightly lit area (but not direct sun) and is easy to care for.

Let it dry out between waters.

Philodendron Rojo Congo.

3. Philodendron Rojo Congo

This low-maintenance beauty thrives in indirect bright light but will tolerate lower light levels.

It has contrasting stems that are dark red against beautiful dark green leaves.

Easy to care for, it needs to dry out in between waters.

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