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.