The Philodendron Brasil is a tropical stunner. This green beauty is accented with yellow variegation and can trail or climb on long elegant vines. It is visually stunning and highly tolerant of and adaptable to a wide variety of environments.
Prefers bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Growth will slow in medium light conditions. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves.
Prefers consistent but moderate watering. Tolerates occasional dryness. Will not tolerate excessive watering.
Prefers chunky soil with plenty of large, organic, particulate matter. The coarseness of the soil allows water to drain freely while the individual components hold moisture effectively.
Philodendrons, members of the Araceae family, are the OG tree huggers. The Greek root is philo, meaning love or affection and dendron, meaning tree. The bright yellow and green colors of this Philodendron look like the national flag of Brasil.
Philodendron Brasil is native to Central and South America and the Caribbean. It is an epiphytic plant, gleaning water and nutrients from the air and other plants. It can be found in tropical forests beneath the tall canopy of trees, climbing the trunks and branches around it.
The beautiful trailing plant features vibrant emerald green and yellow heart shaped leaves that climb up or down on delicate green vines. The Philodendron Brasil is highly tolerant houseplant and will thrive in a variety of environments. Philodendrons are hardy plants with a strong will to live and propagate.