Philodendron 'Black Cardinal'

Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): philodendron black cardinal

Description: Leaves come in a rich, chocolate brown then mature to a much darker color. Spreads outward as it grows larger. Leaves grow close together. Rarely flowers, but can form spathe-type blooms.

Light: Bright, indirect light.

Water: Water when starting to dry, likes evenly moist soil.

Origins: Native to Central America and the Caribbean.

Other Interesting Facts: The name derives from the Greek words philo- or "love, affection" and dendron or "tree." Part of the Aroid (Araceae) family.

Collections: Houseplants