The Silver Sword Philodendron would win any fight. Beautiful and easy to care for, this Philodendron has earned pride of place in the homes of plant collectors and newbies alike.
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.
The Silver Sword Philodendron is named for both the coloring and the shape of its leaves. They are a glowing silver green and grow to a sharp pointy end.
Native to South America, this Philodendron grows naturally in a tropical habitat rich with warmth and moisture. The Silver Sword hails primarily from the rainforests of Brazil.
Philodendron Silver Sword has silvery green leaves that grow in an elongated spade shape that comes to a point. The Silver Sword is a self-heading Philodendron, which means that is grows upright, not trailing, vining, or climbing. They are arborescent, or tree like, with stiff and sturdy stems that keep the plant vertical.