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Philodendron 'Black Cardinal'

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What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!


A strikingly dark and fast growing variety of philodendron to add to your collection of jungle plants! If you like the Raven ZZ and Geogenanthus Ciliatus then this plant will fit right in. Available in 4-Inch nursery pot.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Philodendron 
  • Common Name: Black Cardinal
  • Family: Araceae
  • Native Range: Tropical America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care: Easy 
  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light
  • Water: Water only weekly or once the top of half of the soil is dry. Avoid overwatering 
  • Humidity: Moderate, the more you can provide the faster and larger the leaves will grow 
  • Temperature: 65-80F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
  • Feeding: Fertilize monthly during spring and summer with a balanced food at 1/2 the recommended strength
  • Propagation: Stem cuttings
  • Pests: Generally not subject to pests. Keep leaves clean to avoid pests. 
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets