The fast-growing philodendron species comes from tropical South America and belongs to the family Araceae. The special feature of this rare houseplant is the elongated dark green leaves with red undersides. With good care and a lot of love, the leaves of Philodendron atabapoense can even grow up to one meter long when fully grown.
If this rare houseplant is looking for something to climb up, you should definitely provide it. This promotes healthy growth and beautiful large leaves, suitable are homemade climbing aids made of sphagnum moss or commercially available vine sticks for climbing plants. Temperatures between 20 ° and 25 ° and increased humidity are optimal for the rare Philodendron atabapoense, also pleased about bright indirect light. The substrate should be nice and loose and never dry out completely. To avoid waterlogging, it is recommended to water again only when the first centimeters of soil are dry. How often you then actually need to water depends largely on the light, humidity, size of the plant and that of the pot.