Philodendron birkin

Scientific Name: Philodendron birkin
Family Name: Aracaea
Plant Habit: Climbers/Creepers

The Birkin grows to become a compact plant of rounded leaves which display dramatic pin stripe variegated line across their face. 

Ornamental plant with dark green heart shaped glossy leaves which start off green and gradually develop variegation as leaves grow. Brighter light may increase colour contrast also. 

CARE AND GROWING TIPS:

Foliage/Indoor Plant

Exposure
Medium to bright, indirect sunlight.

Water
Keep soil moist. Ensure pot has good drainage and let soil dry out for a bit before watering again.

Soil
Prefers a rich bark or peat based soil. Needs to be able to hold the right amount of water for its roots.

Fertilizer
You may fertilize your plant with slow release fertilizers every 2-4 weeks.

 

REASONS YOUR PHILODENDRON MAY NOT BE DOING WELL:
Too much water will cause the leaves to start yellowing. Water lesser for the next week or so and monitor.

Not prone to pests, but if there happens to be aphids or mealybugs, wipe down your plant with rubbing alcohol with cotton swabs.

 

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