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Common house plant genus with species and varieties ranging from very easy care level to high maintenance. Use it with questions about caring, propagating and identifying Philodendrons.

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How can I encourage my plants to push out larger leaves?

I have some potted plants (Philodendron selloum, Monstera deliciosa) that were propagations from larger plants. Their leaves are on average only about 4 inches long. They were propagated about a year ...
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Philodendron Imperial Red: What could be causing "burn spots" on leaves?

I have been slowly watching spots appear on the new leaves of my philodendron. They are small, brown and dry (similar in look to leaf tips when under/over watered). They don't appear on the leaves ...
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Philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum maybe?) is turning into liquid

I just got a Philodendron (Philodendron bipinnatifidum maybe?) and the plant was beautiful and lush and within a day of me getting it home it looked like it was rotten. Some of the leaves got brown ...
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Philodendron Brasil unfurl deformed

The leaves unfurl in a deformed manner, it will unfurl in a unusual shape, or be crinkled or translucent in some parts. I can't see any bugs, however it typically only happens on new leaves. I apply a ...
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Philodendron leaves losing colour and falling off

My philodendron recently started losing a lot of leaves - to the point that some stems are now almost completely empty. The leaves first start getting pale, then yellowish, then very brittle with a ...
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Is it a Philodendron "Imperial Red" or a "Rojo Congo"? How to tell these two varieties apart?

I came across this plant at a local nursery and it was labelled as Philodendron. Without any species or variety information. Now I am almost sure that it is not a "Black Cardinal". I think ...
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