We run down all you need to know about philodendron sharoniae care…
Philodendron Sharoniae Care Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect sunlight, no direct.|
|Watering needs:||Check weekly or twice weekly in hot weather, water if top half of soil is dry.|
|Fertilizer:||A high-in-nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer months.|
|Soil:||A well draining soil with 20% perlite.|
|Temperature:||18°C to 27°C (64-81°F).|
|Where to buy:||Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.|
|Common issues:||Overwatering issues like root rot and leaf yellowing.|
The philodendron sharoniae is an impressive philodendron with large and narrow pointed wrinkly leaves.
Philodendron Sharoniae Light Needs
Bright indirect sunlight, but no direct sun which can burn the leaves.
How Often to Water
Check the soil once a week in winter and twice in summer and water it if the top half of soil is dry. Do no completely soak the plant at watering, just water it slowly until the water stats to come out the bottom of the pot, and then stop watering. Leave the plant for 10 minutes and then tip out any excess water before putting it back in it’s external container. This is so that the plant does not sit in soggy wet soil, which can lead to root rot quickly in a philodendron.
Feed them once a month in spring and summer. Use a high-in-nitrogen feed to encourage leaf growth. A balanced feed is good if you don’t have a high nitrogen feed.
Philodendron Sharoniae Soil
Use a well draining, compost with 20% perlite for a lighter and quick draining soil.
When To Repot
Repot them when they start to get root bound. Check the soil and make sure they have plenty of room for growth around Easter time.
60% is ideal, they will flourish if given high humidity.
18°C to 27°C (64-81°F) is great, just don’t let them get too cold in winter, move them back from cold windows.
Philodendron Sharoniae Vs Tenue
The philodendron sharoniae has longer, more elongated leaves that tenue. The plants are close realtives and are very similar in most other aspects.
Where To Buy
Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
Philodendron Sharoniae Care FAQs and Common Problems
Overwatering issues like root rot and leaf yellowing are common, so be careful when watering. Also check for pests regularly, under the leaves too.