Philodendron micans variegata
The Philodendron scandens micans variegata (also known as Philodendron micans variegata) is native to tropical South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. It belongs to the Araceae family and in its native country grows up the trunks of huge jungle trees. The special feature of the Philodendron micans variegata this rare houseplant is its velvety, heart-shaped leaves. These can range in color from light orange to deep forest green to rich dark green. This play of colors is crowned by the varied variegation, which is particularly well accentuated on the velvety glossy leaves.
CareIn order for the exotic climbing plant to feel comfortable in your home, you should either provide the Philodendron micans with a climbing pole or cultivate it as a hanging plant. By the way, in addition to commercially available climbing sticks, homemade ones made of sphagnum moss are also suitable. For this special tropical plant you should choose a bright, but never full-sun place. It is not used to direct light by nature. The Philodendron scandens micans variegata loves high humidity and, according to its home, warm temperatures between 21° and 25° Celsius. The substrate should always be nice and airy, loose and evenly moist. The Philodendron micans variegata dislikes waterlogging just as much as dryness, which is why it is necessary to regularly check whether the upper layers of the soil are still sufficiently supplied with water or are already dry. This can be easily checked by touch and feel. To do this, dig your finger a few centimeters deep into the soil. If you don't feel any moisture, it's time to water again.