Heart Leaf Philodendron Scandens

The Heart Leaf Philodendron Scandens, also known simply as Philodendron Scandens or Sweetheart Plant, is a classic and beloved houseplant cherished for its heart-shaped leaves and trailing vines. With its charming foliage and easy-care nature, it’s a perfect choice for both beginner and seasoned plant enthusiasts alike. The deep green glossy leaves resemble hearts, hence its endearing common name. Its cascading vines make it an excellent choice for hanging baskets or as a trailing plant on shelves and tabletops. As it grows, it produces aerial roots along its stems, adding to its visual appeal.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Heart Leaf Philodendron Scandens

Latin Name (Plants only)

Philodendron hederaceum


Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly when the soil feels dry, but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.


Prefers moderate to high humidity. Mist the leaves regularly or place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water to increase humidity levels.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Keep temperatures between 18°C to 27°C. Protect it from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Light Requirements

Thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

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