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Philodendron Micans


Philodendron Micans are known for their iridescent, heart-shaped leaves that are velvety in appearance. Depending on the lighting conditions the foliage color can vary from a bronzy-green to rich purple, with new leaves emerging between yellow and green, edged with pink. This Philodendron is adaptable to many growing conditions and can bring texture to a room. It looks exceptionally elegant cascading from a hanging basket or growing up a totem pole. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical NamePhilodendron
  • Pronunciation: fil-oh-DEN-dron 
  • Common Name: Philo micans, Micans, Velvet-leaf Philodendron, Heart-leaf philodendron
  • Family: Araceae
  • Native Range: Native to the Caribbean and Mexico

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Prefers bright light for best growth. Avoid direct sunlight as the leaves may burn and dry out quickly.
  • Water: Water when soil is dry. Water from above and allow the water to drain out the drainage holes. Avoid over-watering. When underwatered, the leaves will begin to droop.
  • Humidity: Appreciates humid environment. Can tolerate average household humidity. Will maintain their best appearance when placed next to a humidifier or in a humid environment during the dry winter months. 
  • Temperature: 60-75F for optional growth. Avoid cold drafts. Avoid placing next to heating or air conditioning vents.
  • 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. 
  • Propagation: Easily propagated from stem cuttings in water or soil
  • Growth: Known to be a slow grower
  • Pests: Generally not subject to pests. Look out for fungus gnats.
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets

Micans Philodendron, with its velvety, heart-shaped leaves, is a captivating addition to any indoor garden. Its rich, deep green foliage and unique iridescent sheen make it a standout feature in any space. With minimal care requirements and adaptability to various light conditions, Micans Philodendron is perfect for growers of all skill levels, offering beauty and charm with ease.