Philodendron 'Burle Marx Fantasy'
The Philodendron Burle Marx Fantasy is a captivating tropical houseplant renowned for its uniquely striking foliage. Its large, heart-shaped leaves boast a mesmerizing blend of deep green hues adorned with prominent silvery-white veins, creating an exquisite and almost ethereal appearance. This plant is a popular choice among indoor gardeners, as it not only adds a touch of elegance to interior spaces but is also relatively easy to care for, making it an ideal addition to any plant collection.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Philodendron Burle Marx Fantasy
- Common Name: Variegated Philodendron Burle Marx Fantasy
- Family: Aroid
- Native Range: Brazil
Ed's Care Guide
- Care Level: Easy
- Light: Moderate to bright indirect light, can tolerate shade but this may lead to reversion. Avoid direct light as this can burn/fade the leaves, especially the lighter parts
- Water: Use a well draining soil mix and keep evenly moist but not soggy by using well aerated soil and a pot with drainage.
- Humidity: Average
- Temperature: 65-75F
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Fertilize with an all-purpose liquid plant food during spring and summer once a month
- Propagation: Stem cuttings in water
- Growth: Trailing, vining, climbing
- Pests: Generally not subject to pests with regular maintenance but be aware of spider mites and mealybugs
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets