Philodendron Campii Lynette Care
Our concise guide to philodendron campii lynette care and propagation…
Philodendron Campii Lynette Care Summary
|Light needs:||Medium to bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check once a week and water only if top half of soil is dry.|
|Fertilizer:||Feed monthly in spring and summer.|
|Soil:||A well draining soil with added perlite.|
|Temperature:||18°C to 25°C (64-77°F).|
|Where to buy:||Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy.|
|Common issues:||Root rot from overwatering.|
The philodendron campii lynette has bright green leaves that are jagged, elongated and ribbed. It’s a self-heading plant, so it it grows quite bushy, with the leaves really close to each other. It is a real stunner and known for it’s long narrow ribbed leaves.
Tip: we recommend Etsy for buying plants. Look for the best rated seller you can, and try to buy as close to your home as possible so the plant does not travel too far.
Philodendron Campii Lynette Light Needs
Medium to bright indirect sunlight.
How Often to Water
Check your plant once a week and water it only if the top half of the soil is dry already. You do not want to let this plant sit in wet soil.
Tip: check the plant weekly and only water it if the soil is dry or almost dry, root rot is the biggest killer of philodendrons.
Feed them monthly in the warmer spring and summer months to encourage growth.
Philodendron Campii Lynette Soil
Use a well draining soil with perlite mixed in to keep the roots from getting water logged.
For more on Philodendron soil see our guide on what to buy or how to make your own: Philodendron Soil.
When To Repot
Repot them when the roots get really compact, check them before and after the growing season.
Philodendron Campii Lynette Humidity
60% is great for it, which is high, especially at direr times of the year, so make sure you mist it regularly.
18°C to 25°C (64-77°F) is ideal for philodendron like this during the day. Try to keep them above 10°C (50°F) at night.
How To Propagate Philodendron Campii Lynette
The growth points are really close to each other, so you need to be really careful with a sharp knife to get a cutting with a node. You might need to take it out of it’s pot and shake some soil off to get a clearer view of the nodes. Then cut off the end cutting at the node.
You can then let the wound callous over for an hour. Then root it in water for a month or so, keeping it in medium to bright in direct sunlight. Then once rooted, plant it up in soil.
We go into more detail on on propagating philodendrons, in our guide here: How To Propagate Philodendron.
Philodendron Campii Lynette USDA Zone
They can grow outdoors year-round in zones 10-11.
Is It Toxic To Cats?
They have an irritant in them which can cause drooling, numbness and sometimes vomiting. Your pet should be ok but seek vets if your cat eats any.
Is It A Climber or Crawler?
It is a self-heading philodendron, meaning the nodes are really close together and leading to it’s bushy growth pattern.
Philodendron Campii Lynette Price
At the time of writing (August 2022) they currently go for 50-100 euros in Europe and about 50-100 USD in the USA.
For more on philodendrons see our philodendron category with all our philodendron care guides.
Where To Buy
Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Or Etsy.
Philodendron Campii Lynette Care FAQs and Common Problems
Root rot from overwatering is a common issue. Make sure the pot does not stand in water, tip any excess water out after watering, and only water the plant if the soil is mostly dry.
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