Philodendron hastatum otherwise known as ‘Silver Sword’ is a climbing variety with silver, almost metallic-looking foliage.

Like many other philodendron varieties these guys love to climb and look stunning supported by a totem or other structure. 

This philodendron variety like most prefers indirect bright light, it grows best in higher humidity levels of around 60%. It is however very hardy and it will also grow in lower humidity well as well. Some browning of the edges of the leaves can also occur when the humidity is too low.

Its best to use a loose, well-draining soil to ensure adequate air-rating of the roots and ensure its not to stay too wet. To ensure over watering does not occur only water when the top two inches of the potting medium is dry. This plant does require a totem or other support to grow on.

They propagate from stem cuttings very easily. Just snip below a node, place into water and wait a few weeks then transplant to soil. Or simply put straight into soil and keep soil moist until well rooted. This plant is made for propagating given its growth rate!

This plant if digested can be mildly poisonous and irritating to pets and people.

(You will receive a bare rooted plant similar to the one seen in the images. Each living plant is unique and may vary slightly in size, colour or shape.)

Philodendron hastatum

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