41 Exceptional Philodendron Varieties
It’s easy to fall in love with philodendrons. These low-maintenance tropical foliage plants almost seem like they were specially designed in a lab to enjoy life indoors.
In addition, there’s a wide variation in colors, shapes, and sizes of the plants, which means it’s likely there is one out there that will suit your needs.
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If you’re having trouble narrowing down which of the dozens of different types of philodendrons on the market you should add to your collection, I get it.
I started with a sweet little heart-leaf, and the next thing I knew, I was shelling out far more than I should for unusual hybrids and hard-to-find cultivars.
Whether you want help choosing one or you’re curious about the options out there, this guide will explore 41 of the most interesting, adaptable, accessible options.
Here’s the lineup:41 of the Best Philodendron Varieties
Plants in the Philodendron genus fall into two categories: climbing and non-climbing, also known as vining and self-heading.
They can also be grouped as epiphytes, hemiepiphytes, or terrestrial. Epiphytes grow attached to trees or bushes. Terrestrial types grow in the soil.
Hemi-epiphytes grow both in the soil and attached to trees. Generally, we can grow all three in the same way, though epiphytic types can be mounted.
Be sure to check out our guide to growing philodendrons to learn more about growing these easy-care plants.
In general, most philodendrons prefer somewhat bright to bright, indirect light and a moderate amount of water. The pot should be allowed to dry out by about halfway before you add more water.
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