Philodendron Melanochrysum Care
Philodendron Melanochrysum like high humidity but still grow well in regular household humidity.
The Philodendron Melanochrysum can cope with low light conditions, but grows faster and produces more leaves bright indirect light. Do not put it in direct sunlight-the sun will burn the foliage.
Use a rich quick-draining soil for Philodendron. You may have to add a little sand to your usual soil mix.
Your Philodendron Melanochrysum will grow well in temperatures between 65-80 degrees during the day and above 55 degrees at night. Keep it away from drafts, especially during the winter months.
Water about once a week and allow the topsoil to dry out between waterings. Avoid overwatering, and note that your watering schedule may be less frequent during winter months.
Feed your Philodendron Melanochrysum monthly in the spring and summer with a basic houseplant food diluted to half the recommended strength. Fertilize every other month in the fall and winter.
Propagate using Stem Cuttings.