Philodendron Maximum

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Why Philodendron Maximum Deserves a Spot in Your Home If you're a fan of large, dramatic foliage, the Philodendron...



Why Philodendron Maximum Deserves a Spot in Your Home

If you're a fan of large, dramatic foliage, the Philodendron Maximum is a plant you can't afford to overlook. Native to the tropical rainforests of South America, this Philodendron species is known for its massive leaves that can grow up to 4+ feet in length! It's a plant that not only adds a lush, tropical feel to any space but also purifies the air. Let's dive into what makes this plant a must-have and how to care for it.


The Aesthetics: What Makes Philodendron Maximum Stand Out

The Philodendron Maximum is a showstopper, thanks to its gigantic leaves. The leaves are not just large; they are intricately patterned, adding an extra layer of visual interest. This plant is perfect for creating a focal point in a room or as a stunning backdrop for smaller plants. To get the biggest leaves possible you will need to provide ample light and a support for this aroid to climb. It's one of the largest aroids in the philodendron family!


Philodendron Maximum Care Essentials: Your Guide to a Thriving Plant

Philodendron Maximum Light Requirements:

  • Ideal: Bright, indirect sunlight
  • Avoid: Direct sunlight, as it can cause leaf burn

Watering Your Philodendron Maximum:

  • Frequency: Water when the top 2-3 inches of soil feel dry to the touch
  • Tip: Overwatering can lead to root rot, so err on the side of caution

Philodendron Maximum Soil Mix:

  • Ideal: A well-draining mix rich in organic matter
  • Components: Consider a blend of peat moss, perlite, and orchid bark

Philodendron Maximum Humidity:

  • Ideal: 60-80% humidity
  • Tips: Use a humidifier or place the plant on a tray filled with water and pebbles

Fertilizing Philodendron Maximum:

  • Frequency: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season
  • Type: A balanced, slow-release fertilizer works best


Troubleshooting: Common Issues and Solutions

Yellow or Brown Leaves:

  • Cause: Overwatering or too much direct sunlight
  • Solution: Adjust your watering schedule and move the plant to a shadier location

Droopy Leaves:

  • Cause: Underwatering or low humidity
  • Solution: Increase your watering frequency and consider using a humidifier


Conclusion: Is Philodendron Maximum the Right Plant for You?

The Philodendron Maximum is not a plant for the faint-hearted or those short on space. It demands room to grow. However, if you have the space and are willing to meet its care requirements, it can be an incredibly rewarding plant to own. Its gigantic foliage will make it the talk of your indoor garden, and its air-purifying qualities are an added bonus.

Weather Conditions

Please be mindful of the weather conditions in your area, as rare plants can be particularly vulnerable to cold temperatures especially during shipping. If the temperature drops below 50 degrees Fahrenheit in your location, we strongly advisepurchasing Winter Shipping Protection or consider purchasing the plant when weather is more suitable.

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Extreme cold can cause damage to plants during shipping, potentially leading to wilted or damaged foliage, root rot, or even death. While we take every precaution to carefully package and protect your plants during transit, we cannot guarantee their condition if they are exposed to freezing temperatures during delivery.

We recommend monitoring local weather forecasts closely and timing your plant orders accordingly. Additionally, consider providing a secure and sheltered location for package delivery to minimize exposure to cold temperatures upon arrival.

Please understand that while we strive to deliver the highest quality plants, factors beyond our control, such as inclement weather, may impact their condition during shipping.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in ensuring the safe arrival of your rare plants.

Shipping Information

Orders ship within 4-7 business days. 

Please advise, shipping times can vary due to processing times and size of order.

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