Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Philodendron hastatum

Common Names: Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’

Overview: Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’ is a stunning cultivar of the Philodendron genus that captivates with its unique silver foliage. The elongated leaves display a striking silver hue, giving the plant a mesmerizing and ethereal appearance. This cultivar is highly sought after by plant enthusiasts and collectors due to its exquisite coloration.

The ‘Silver Sword’ is a compact plant that can grow to a moderate size, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings. Its lush foliage adds an elegant touch to any space, creating a focal point or a complementary accent among other plants. This variety thrives in bright indirect light and prefers well-draining soil.

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Description

The Regal Philo that will Always be On Guard

The ‘Silver Sword’ is a compact plant that can grow to a moderate size, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings. Its lush foliage adds an elegant touch to any space, creating a focal point or a complementary accent among other plants. This variety thrives in bright indirect light and prefers well-draining soil.

Caring for Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’

Proper care is essential to ensure the plant’s health and maintain its stunning silver foliage. This cultivar tend to require special attention to light, watering, soil, temperature, and humidity. By providing the right conditions, you can enjoy a thriving and beautiful ‘Silver Sword’ Philodendron in your home or garden.

Light

Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’ thrives in bright, indirect light. It is best to place the plant near a window with filtered sunlight or in a location where it receives bright, indirect light for a few hours each day. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight, as it can scorch the delicate silver leaves. Inadequate light may cause the leaves to lose their silver coloration, becoming greener instead.

Water

Proper watering is crucial for the ‘Silver Sword’ Philodendron. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Insert your finger into the soil, and if it feels dry at the depth of the first knuckle, it’s time to water. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to allow excess water to escape, preventing root rot. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to fungal diseases and root issues. On the other hand, prolonged underwatering may cause the leaves to wilt and become yellow. Finding the right balance is key to keeping the plant healthy.

Soil

The ‘Silver Sword’ Philodendron prefers well-draining soil that retains some moisture but doesn’t become waterlogged. A good potting mix for this plant is a combination of peat moss, perlite, and a small amount of organic matter. The peat moss provides moisture retention, while perlite improves drainage. A loose and well-aerated soil mixture allows the roots to breathe and prevents waterlogged conditions.

Temperature

Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’ thrives in average room temperatures ranging from 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C). It is important to protect the plant from extreme temperature fluctuations and drafts. Avoid placing it near cold windows or doors during the winter, as cold drafts can damage the foliage. If the temperature drops below 60°F (15°C), the plant may suffer and display signs of stress.

Humidity

Maintaining adequate humidity levels is beneficial for the ‘Silver Sword’ Philodendron. It appreciates higher humidity, similar to its tropical habitat. You can increase humidity by placing the plant on a humidity tray filled with water or by using a room humidifier. Regular misting of the leaves can also help create a humid environment. However, avoid misting the leaves excessively, as it can lead to fungal diseases.

Fertilization

During the growing season, which typically spans from spring to early fall, it’s beneficial to feed Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’ with a balanced liquid fertilizer every two to four weeks. Dilute the fertilizer according to the package instructions to avoid overfertilization. In the dormant period, reduce or halt fertilization, as the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning

Pruning is not usually necessary for the ‘Silver Sword’ Philodendron, but it can be done to control the plant’s size and shape. If you want to promote bushier growth, you can trim back the longer stems, making clean cuts just above a leaf node. Regularly remove any yellowed or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s aesthetics and overall health. Remember to use clean and sharp pruning tools to prevent the spread of diseases.

Pest Control

Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’ is generally resistant to pests, but occasional infestations can occur. Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Full Shade, Partial Shade

Mature Height

12 in – 18 in

Spacing

2 ft – 3 ft

7 reviews for Philodendron ‘Silver Sword’

  1. James Gray (verified owner)

    This was the second plant I’ve bought from PlantVine. This one is just like the first one. Bigger than I expected, but very satisfied.

  2. Sarah (verified owner)

  3. Laurie R. (verified owner)

    I love it! It was shipped perfectly and it’s beautiful

  4. Darrell Roberts (verified owner)

  5. Darrell Roberts (verified owner)

    I got three of the large totems, they are AMAZING!

  6. ELIZABETH (verified owner)

  7. Janet Dixon (verified owner)

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