Philodendron Verrucosum Care
Light: Philodendron Verrucosum appreciates bright light during the winter months. During the growing season, the plant prefers dappled shade or indirect light.
Watering: Philodendron Verrucosum grow best in soil that is evenly moist, but not soggy. A good rule of thumb is to water when the top inch of the soil is dry to the touch. Never let the soil go bone dry.
Soil: Philodendron Verrucosum is quite thirsty plants, but also can't sit in wet soil for too long. So it's good to get soil that retains water for a long time but doesn't actually stay wet or compacts when it's wet for a long period. A palm soil mix is a great choice for a Philodendron Verrucosum. It can retain water well, but doesn't compact, which allows oxygen to get to the roots at all times.
Humidity: Philodendron Verrucosum will thrive in almost any environment, but if you want to give it a special treat, gently mist it once a week. It’s best to mist your plant in the morning so the water has plenty of time to evaporate before evening.
Temperature: Philodendron Verrucosum like warm temperatures above 55°F (12.8°C). Keep these plants away from drafts and open doors especially during the winter.
Fertilizing: We know that the Philodendron Verrucosum can grow quite quickly, so you'd expect it to require a lot of fertilizer, but this is not the case.Philodendron Verrucosum doesn't require a lot of it, not even in the growing period. During the spring and summer, its growing period, you should fertilize the Philodendron Verrucosum about once per month, and during the dormancy period, fall and winter, you shouldn't fertilize the Philodendron Verrucosum at all. During this time it's resting and preparing for the next growing period.