Philodendron Billietiae is a popular Aroid that is a true eye-catcher with its bright orange petioles! Its green leaves are long and narrow with wavy edges and cute, prominent lobes or ‘ears’. This stunning tropical plant is very easygoing, so it is a perfect for beginner Aroid collectors!
Pot size: 12,5 cm
Plant size: 25 cm (without the pot)
Philodendron Billietiae is native to Brazil, Guyana, and French Guiana, where it climbs up trees in the rainforest. Asa climber, this plant appreciates a support pole as it grows. In turn, it will reward you with bigger leaves and strong aerial roots. The leaves of Philodendron Billietiae can reach almost a meter in length when mature, so it will grow into a true statement plant in your home!
Philodendron Billietiae is a relatively recent addition to the Araceae catalogue. It was first discovered by Frieda Billiet in 1981 on one of her expeditions to the tropical rainforest of French Guiana.
Philodendrons thrive in medium to bright indirect light, but will tolerate darker spots as well
Philodendrons like their soil to dry between waterings. Water when the top 3cm of soil are totally dry to the touch
All Philodendron are toxic to humans and animals if ingested