Philodendron Angustialatum
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Philodendron Angustialatum Care

Philodendron angustialatum care is easy as long as you can up the humidity, read on for all you need to know…

Philodendron Angustialatum Care Summary

Light needs:Medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Check once a week and water it if the top 50% of soil is dry.
Fertilizer:Feed a well diluted high in nitrogen feed monthly in summer.
Soil:A well draining mix with added perlite.
Humidity:70%.
Temperature:18°C to 27°C (64-81°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Lack of humidity issues like leaf crisping.

Introduction

The philodendron angustialatum is originally from Brazil and Peru and is known for it’s pointed oblong wrinkled green leaves.

Light Needs

Medium to bright indirect sunlight is ideal.

How Often to Water

Check the soil once a week with your finger, only water it if the top half of the soil is dry. After watering tip out all the excess water from the pot after 5 minutes, you want to avoid root rot from a soggy bottom!

Philodendron Angustialatum Fertilizer

Feed it a well diluted high in nitrogen plant feed once a month in the summer months.

Soil

Use a well draining potting mix, add perlite to a regular compost. Or mix normal soil and cactus soil. This plant’s roots must not sit in soggy soil.

For more on Philodendron soil see our guide on what to buy or how to make your own: Philodendron Soil.

When To Repot

Check your philodendron angustialatum in spring and repot it if it needs space. They can grow a lot in the spring and summer if given the right conditions.

Philodendron Angustialatum Humidity

70% is ideal, make sure you mist the plants in the drier months especially.

Temperature

18°C to 27°C (64-81°F) is a good range. They’ll be ok in less at night but so not let them get below 10°C if you can help it.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

Philodendron Angustialatum Care FAQs and Common Problems

Lack of humidity issues will show on the leaves, they will crisp up and even go brown. Get a humidity meter if you can and keep and eye on it in the drier months. Make sure you water the plant only when it needs it and avoid root rot from soggy soil.

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Philodendron Angustialatum Care
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