Welcome to our guide to philodendron grazielae care, they are not fussy as long as you meet a few needs…
Philodendron Grazielae Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect.|
|Watering needs:||Water it if the top 40% of soil is dry, check once a week.|
|Fertilizer:||A balanced feed in the summer months.|
|Soil:||A well draining compost.|
|Where to buy:||Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.|
The philodendron grazielae is a small climbing philodendron, it’s known for it’s small but wide-oval shaped leaves. It’s quite a quirky one, and is very different from other philodendrons.
Philodendron Grazielae Light Needs
Bright indirect is best, but they are not overly fussy, they will be absolutely fine further back from the window in medium light conditions.
How Often to Water
Water it if the top 40% of soil is dry, check it once a week. They do not want to completely dry out, but must not be allowed to sit in wet soil.
Tip: underwater this plant rather than overwater it, they must not sit in soggy soil as they get root rot easily. Check the soil and only water if mostly dry, and make sure you don’t leave the pot sat in any excess water.
Philodendron Grazielae Fertilizer
You can feed your plant a balanced feed in the growing summer months to encourage growth. It will grow quicker if you do, but if you don’t feed it, it will be just fine.
A well draining compost is essential to make sure the roots do not sit in water. Add 10 or 20% perlite to a standard potting mix to lighten it and aid drainage. For more on Philodendron soil see our guide on what to buy or how to make your own: Philodendron Soil.
When To Repot
Repot every two years, or when it’s roots grow through the bottom of the pot, which ever is sooner.
Philodendron Grazielae Humidity
They’re not fussy and will do well in most households, the ideal humidity is 50%. They’ll thrive if you give the 50% or more.
20°C-27°C (70-80°F) is a good range, although they are not fussy. Don’t let them get down to below 10°C (50°F) in winter.
How To Propagate Philodendron Grazielae
- Take a cutting with two leaves at least and one node.
- Let it callous over and the wound to heal for at least 2 hours.
- Put the cutting in a cup of water-soaked sphagnum moss.
- Put it in a warm and bright spot in your house but out of direct sunlight.
- Be patient and wait for it to root, it can take anywhere from one month to three.
- Once it is rooted well it will produce growth from the top of the plant, and then you can pot it up into soil.
Is It Toxic to Cats?
It is mildly to moderately toxic to pets if ingested, so seek verts advice if your cat eats any.
Is It a Climber or Crawler?
It is a climbing philodendron, they will thanks you if you give them something to climb up.
Tip: Give it a moss pole or trellis to climb up to encourage bigger leaf growth and keep the plant tidy.
Philodendron Grazielae Common Name
Philodendron Grazielae Vs Microstictum
The microstictum grows quicker, and has much softer more malleable leaves, the leaves of the microstictum form into a sharper point too.
Where To Buy
FAQs and Common Problems
Yellowing leaves and browning can occur most commonly due to overwatering. Make sure the plant is in a well draining potting medium and pot.