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Philodendron Cobra

Monstera Standleyana

£42.95
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Air Purifying
Rare Plant
Medium Care
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This tropical beauty is an enigma!

Lucky for you we know all of its secrets and are happy to share them! This plant goes by a few names, From 'Philodendron Cobra' to the 'Five hole Plant'. Either way, this unique plant is one of the rare members of the Monstera family!

Some things to know: To keep it happy allowing a higher relative humidity is key. It is best to place it near a diffuser or humidifier to increase the overall humidity.

On occasion, you might find a splash of variation on the glabrous lustrous leaves!

Key Benefits of Philodendron Cobra

Belonging to the Monstera family the cobra is an aroid plant, It can be found climbing upwards through the canopies of the tropical rain forests of Central America. The roots anchor themselves to trees and rocks. Because of this unique feature, the Philodendron cobra prefers drier soil and does not require frequent watering! Making perfect for those who are looking for a lower maintenance plant!

Philodendron Cobra Plant Care Tips

How to care for information:

  • Do not allow the roots to sit in excess water. After watering, make sure to drain the plant of pooling water to prevent root rot from occurring.
  • This plant is a climbing airoid and prefers higher humidity over frequently.
  • Try to imitate the natural environment of your plant. Add a humidifier or aroma diffuser to the nearby vicinity to increase your plants overall health.

The Philodendron Cobra Plant Story

Where is it from?

The Philodendron Cobra can be found growing in the tropical rainforest of Central America.

Who is the Philodendron Cobra?

The Philodendron Cobra, received its unique name from its cobra head-shaped leaves.

Is the Philodendron Cobra the right plant for me?

The Philodendron Cobra is a spectacular plant! We have marked the Cobra as intermediate care due to its susceptibility to root rot and sensitivity to lighting.

This can seem difficult or demanding to some people. However, if you can keep the roots on the drier side and only water once the soil is about to dry out. While providing indirect bright lighting, this plant is a proficient grower!

Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not Pet Friendly.

Philodendron Cobra Care Guide

Light

Provide bright indirect or diffused lighting. This plant cannot tolerate direct sunlight or low light environments. A window that is frosted or that has a sheer curtain over it could provide the perfect lighting.

Water

Allow the soil to dry out almost completely before watering. We recommend bottom watering and checking the soil moisture level every seven to ten days.

Remember to drain excess water after watering.

Temperature

Average household temperatures from 18°C to 24°C are suitable. The higher the temperatures, the greater in watering frequency required.

Avoid Cold drafts or heating vents.

Feeding

Using a organic fertiliser that is formulated for tropical house plants. Apply according to the instructions every 3 - 4 weeks during the growing season, spring to Late Autumn.

Grooming

Soil: Select a well draining soil mixture that allows adequate drainage to occur and air flow. Cactus soil mix and per lite or moss mixed together would be suitable for this plant.
Propagation: Propagation is best done by stem cutting or air layering.
Repotting: Reporting should be done every 18 to 24 months. Select a pot that is 5cm larger in diameter.

Care

Cleaning Tip: Gently wipe the leaves and stem with a damp microfiber cloth. Or use a shower head to spray the leaves and stems down.

Philodendron Cobra General Information

Origin

Nicaragua, Honduras, and Panama.

Toxicity

Yes, this plant is toxic! Keep out of reach of curious pets and children.

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