Philodendron Callosum
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Philodendron Callosum Care

Welcome to our guide to philodendron callosum care…

Philodendron Callosum Care Summary

Light needs:Medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Check weekly in winter, twice a week in summer, water if top half of soil is dry.
Fertilizer:A balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.
Soil:A well draining soil.
Temperature:18°C to 27°C (64-81°F).
Where to buy:Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Waterlogging, overwatering.


The philodendron callosum is originally from Venezuela is known for its rounded elongated leaves, almost like a hoya.

Philodendron Callosum Light Needs

Medium to bright indirect sunlight is great.

How Often to Water

Water them when the top half of soil is dry, check them weekly in winter and twice a week in summer.


Use a well diluted, balanced feed in the spring and summer, once a month.


Philodendrons need well draining soil as the roots can rot easily in water logged soil.

When To Repot

Repot it when it outgrows its current pot. Be sure to check it in spring to make sure it has plenty of space to grow.

Philodendron Callosum Humidity

50-60% humidity is great, so the higher end or more of normal households. Mist them regularly to keep the humidity high.


18°C to 27°C (64-81°F) is optimal, they’ll do well in your home as long as you keep it away from the cold in winter.

Where To Buy

Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.

Philodendron Callosum Care FAQs and Common Problems

The main issues are related to watering, yellowing leaves, dropping and browning can all be avoided by watering the plant properly – check it weekly but do not water it if the soil is mostly wet. The biggest cause of problems is overwatering, they are sensitive souls when it comes to sitting in wet soil!

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