Philodendron Tripartitum
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Philodendron Tripartitum Care

The philodendron tripartitum is easy to care for as long as you up it’s humidity…

Philodendron Tripartitum Care Summary

Light needs:Medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Check weekly, 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.
Temperature:18°C to 27°C (64-81°F).
Where to buy:Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Pests, overwatering.


The philodendron tripartitum is known for its three-lobed glossy leaves on thin vining stalks.

Philodendron Tripartitum Light Needs

Medium to bright indirect sunlight will get the best growth out of the plant.

How Often to Water

Check the soil every week with your finger, and only water them if the soil is dry at least halfway down.


Use a high in nitrogen feed once a month in the spring and summer months.


A well draining soil is ideal to avoid the common issue of root rot.

When To Repot

You can repot them whenever they out grow their current pot, but you should check the roots in spring and make sure they have enough space as the plant will grow in the coming spring and summer months.


60% humidity is ideal. This is quite high, so if you have a drier atmosphere in your home then consider spraying with water every couple of days.


18°C to 27°C (64-81°F).

Philodendron Tripartitum Common Name

The correct name is the Philodendron Tripartitum, but sometimes it is referred to as the philodendron fenzlii.

Where To Buy

Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.

Philodendron Tripartitum Care FAQs and Common Problems

Be careful of pests on the leaves, check for them at watering time so that you can treat them before they really take hold. And make sure you do not let the plant sit in soggy soil as it can quite easily lead to root rot in a philodendron.

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