Forget about unhappy Imperial Green philodendron with this care guide


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Light Requirements

This aroid requires bright, indirect light to thrive or even grow lights if you don’t have a better option.

Water Requirements

Water this philodendron only when the topsoil feels dry.

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Ensure that your plant grows in mild temperatures  (between 60 and 85 °F) and that the humidity isn’t lower than 40%.

Temperature and Humidity

Soil and Fertilizer

Prepare a well-draining soil (or use an aroid potting mix) and fertilize your plant once a month during its growing season.

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Repot the plant when you notice roots coming through the drainage holes and always do it when it’s actively growing.



Philodendrons can be propagated through cuttings and by air layering.

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Pruning and Cleaning

Prune the damaged, diseased, and dead leaves, and clean the dust off the foliage with a damp cloth.

Common Problems

These plants can get infected by root rot, powdery mildew, and leaf spot, and pests such as mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids love to nibble on their leaves and drink their sap.

Check out our detailed care guide for Imperial Green philodendron and learn some facts along the way.

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