Philodendron Micans – Velvet Leaf

The Philodendron Micans is a stunning house plant that captivates with its velvety, heart-shaped leaves. Known for its vibrant green color and iridescent copper undertones, this trailing vine adds a touch of elegance to any indoor space. Its leaves are soft to the touch and have a glossy texture, creating a visually appealing contrast against other houseplants.

Easy to care for, the Philodendron Micans thrives in medium to bright indirect light, making it a perfect choice for various locations within your home. This plant also has a moderate growth rate, allowing it to gracefully cascade from hanging baskets, shelves, or climb with the help of a trellis. Its flexible stems can be trained and shaped, making it an excellent option for plant enthusiasts who enjoy experimenting with creative displays.

In terms of maintenance, the Philodendron Micans appreciates regular watering, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out before rewatering. It is also tolerant of slightly lower humidity levels, making it suitable for various indoor environments. This tropical beauty is relatively resilient and can adapt to a range of conditions, making it an ideal choice for both beginner and experienced plant parents alike.

With its unique leaf texture and captivating coloration, the Philodendron Micans not only brings a touch of nature indoors but also enhances the aesthetic appeal of any living space.


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Additional information

Pot Size

12cm / 25cm

Common Name

Velvet Leaf Micans

Latin Name

Philodendron Scandens Micans


Water approximately every 10 days, ensure that the top soil dries out in-between watering


Half strength feed monthly from Spring to Autumn, do not feed in Winter.


High humidity, mist regularly

Light Requirements

but can also tolerate some levels of shade, indirect light, Prefers bright


This plant can comfortably sit at around 18-26?, but it can tolerate a few degrees either side.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

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