Looking for some variegation, lets get started!
This tropical beauty is an enigma! Lucky for you we know all of its secrets and are happy to share! This plant goes by a few names, From 'Philodendron Cobra' to the 'Five hole Plant'. Either way this beauty is one of the rare members of the Monstera family! Some things to know: To keep it happy, while the watering needs allow a higher relative humidity its key. Its best to place near a diffuser or humidifier to increase the overall humidity.
On occasion you might find a splash of variation on the glabrous lustrous leaves!
Grow pot size: 17 cm
Overall height including grow pot: 20-25 cm
Plant Care Level: Intermediate
Key Benefits of Philodendron Cobra
Belonging to the Monstera family the cobra is a airoid 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 prefect 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 rain forest 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, that will have your plantiest friends seeing green with envy! We have marked the Cobra as an intermediate plant, due to their susceptibility to root rot and their no nonsense approach 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 Bright indirect lighting this plant is a proficient grower!
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not Pet Friendly.