Philodendron 'White Princess' is a rare houseplant native to Columbia. The characteristic foliage with sporadic splashes of white makes it a sought after variety. As with any variegated plant, the whiter the leaf, the slower the growth as there is less chlorophyll present in the leaf.
Pot size: 12cm
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
How do you care for a White Princess Philodendron?
Care for a White Princess Philodendron by allowing the top two inches of the soil to dry out between waterings, always check the soil before watering. Philodendron thrives in warm temperatures, 18-23°C is ideal. This plant also benefits from a warm, humid environment and being positioned in bright, indirect sunlight.
You can increase humidity by misting the leaves, grouping plants together or placing the plant on a tray of pebbles which are half-submerged in water. Feed Philodendrons with a balanced liquid houseplant fertiliser; water with fertiliser every month during summer and every 6-8 weeks in autumn and winter.
How do you propagate a Philodendron White Princess?
Propagate a Philodendron White Princess by using a sterilised knife or shears to take a 3-6 inch long cutting from the original plant. Cut away all leaves from the stem, leaving 2-3 at the top. Place the cutting in moist potting soil in a warm place, in plenty of indirect sunlight to encourage growth.