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Philodendron scandens

Common Name(s):
Heart-leaf philodendron, Sweetheart plant
Categories:
Shrubs, Vines
Comment:

A tropical plant grown as a houseplant in temperate climates.   Climbs or trails if given support.  Prefers bright indirect light,  but will tolarate low light.  Average indoor air tempearatures and can tolarate dry air though prefers some humidity.  Appreciates misting.  Keep soil slightly moist, slow down on watering in the winter.

Foliage:
Heart-shaped, glossy leaves emerge bronze, then quickly turn green. The leaves are typically 2-4 long, and covering slender stems that can grow to 4 ft or more.
Width:
4 feet
Tags:
interiorscape, houseplant, house plant, heart leaves

NCCES plant id: 2932

Philodendron scandens Vining
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC - 4.0
Philodendron scandens Flower
Scott Zona, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0