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Philodendron sp. ‘Fuzzy Petiole’

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Species Name: Philodendron sp. ‘Fuzzy Petiole’

Defining Characteristics: 

  • An extravagant Philodendron where the green stem shifts to a bright red petiole that fades into a yellow
  • As this plant matures, it will develop thick and fuzzy hairs over the plants petiole, just before the leaf
  • The leaves are adorned with a beautifully stark, light green mid rib, that becomes more pronounced as the plant matures

Recommended Pot Size: Medium-Large 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature Requirement (°F): 60-85

Humidity: Moderate (30-70%) to  Humid (70-100%)  

Watering Frequency: Water thoroughly when the top 2-3 inches of soil are dry.

Lighting: Bright, indirect light   

Soil Type: Well-draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered here.

Growth Rate: Moderate - Fast

Height at Maturity: Leaves can grow up to 23 inches long 

Origin: Ecuador

Regional Locality: Found in the rainforest and along the Rio Nangaritza Valley

USDA Hardiness Zone: 11-12

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:

 

Aquatic

Temperate

Frogs & Toads

Lizards & turtles

Aquatic Set-ups

Frogs & Toads

Lizards & turtles

Snakes

Geckos

Temperate Vivariums

Tropical

Desert

Frogs & Toads ✔

Lizards & turtles

Snakes ✔

Geckos ✔

Tropical Vivariums ✔

Toads

Lizards and tortoises

Geckos

Desert Vivariums

Care Notes: This plant will thrive best in a warm, humid environment.

*Philodendron sp. ‘Fuzzy Petiole’, are mildly toxic to both humans and pets as all parts of the plant contain calcium oxalate crystals. The more risk-averse may wish to avoid using it in vivariums.

For more information please visit the ASPCA list of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

Shipping Notes: Generous LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE offered.

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT.

The plant pictured is in a 2.5 inch pot

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

Live Arrival Guarantee

This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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