The philodendron billietiae is a genus of philodendron that has many different species. The philodendron billietiae is one of the most popular types, and it’s easy to see why! This plant grows fast, and can be grown indoors or out. It thrives in warm environments with bright indirect light- perfect for our homes! In this article we will go over all you need to know about philodendron billietiae care guides, common problems with philodendrons, tips on keeping philodendrons happy.Soil is very important for philodendron billietiae. Philodendrons are not very demanding when it comes to soil, but philodendron billietiae require a potting mix that drains well and has good aeration in order to avoid root rot or slow growth due to lack of oxygen. Potting mixes often have ingredients such as perlite, sand and bark chips.
Philodendron billietiae prefers to live in the shade. It is not a good idea to keep philodendron billietiae near windows or doors where it can get direct sunlight, especially early morning sunlight as this could be damaging for philodendron billietiae leaves. If possible, philodendron billietiae should be placed in a shaded area.
Philodendron billietiae prefers bright indirect light. It can do well with as little as two hours of direct sunlight a day, but should not be in an area where it will get scorching or baking hot sun all day long. philodendron billietiae thrives when near a window that is shaded for most of the day, but where it will get some direct sunlight in the morning or during midday.
Philodendron billietiae do not like to be overwatered. If philodendrons are grown as house plants, philodendron billietiae can be watered once a week.
Philodendron billietae are sensitive to drought and should therefore be misted with distilled or rainwater morning and evening in the summer months when grown as houseplants. Philodendrons like their roots moist but not wet and will rot if they are overwatered.
Philodendron billietiae should be watered in the morning to reduce water loss at night when temperature drop and as a result, philodendrons will not need watering for another two days after being watered in the morning. If philodendeds are grown outdoors or have their soil sitting on top of the ground, philodendron billietiae should be watered in the evening.
Philodendrons need to dry out between watering cycles and therefore will not require as much water when grown outdoors or if their soil sits on top of a surface that is impervious to moisture such as sand or bark chips. Philodendeds grown outdoors do not need to be watered in the winter.