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4" Philodendron 'Silver Sword'

$19.00

Silver Sword is a scintillating member of the Philodendrons, a must-have for Philo lovers. Part of its botanical name, "Hastata" means spear. The sword blade leaves of shimmery, satiny silver stand guard, facing out in all directions. Young leaves have a long oval contour, maturing into huge arrowhead shapes like gigantic Syngoniums, capable of achieving 18" or more. Jointed, angular, bright green stems zigzag back and forth, supporting its silvery swords up to a possible 10'. It certainly reaches that long in its native Brazilian rainforests, usually clinging to a perch on the trunk of a tree, but this wild thing may be closer to 6' in our own urban jungles, but, you never know!

  • Air Purifying
  • Low Light
  • Low Maintenance

Quick Care Guide:

  • Water - Medium (3):   Water plant when dry. Plant does not like soil to always be moist, but doesn't like to stay dry once becomes dry. Water as soon as soil is dry.
  • Light - Low/Med (2):    These plants need some diffused light to stay happy. Prefers if there is a window in the room, but doesn't need to be very light nor close to it.
  • Difficulty - Low/Med (2):   A little less finicky than most. Doesn't require much attention at all.

View full breakdown of Care Guide here.