Say hello to an attractive, colorful Philodendron! Your next on the list should be this Ecuador Philodendron also known as Philodendron verrucosum. Why? Because it is, firstly, a Philodendron—almost everyone’s favorite houseplant. Secondly, this will give life to your collections.
Philodendron verrucosum actually has a whole lot of different color varieties, and this specific one may have a velvety surface, dark green color, and light green veining. Of course aside from the fact that it has a heart-shaped leaf. Since this is another tropical plant that originated in the rainforests of Ecuador, standby for delicate water and humidity regime.
Botanical Name: Philodendron verrucosum
Other names: Ecuador Philodendron
Plant Type: Foliage, vine, large type
Exposure to Sunlight: Bright to medium indirect sunlight.
Soil Type: Well-draining potting mix.
Color: Velvety, dark-green, bright, or lime veins on the leaf.
Water: Moderate, one to two times per week during the warm season and once every two weeks every winter.
Preferable Fertilizer: Moderate Aroid fertilizer, once a month.
Propagation: Cuttings, air-layering, seed
Toxicity Warning: Toxic to human and pet animals due to higher levels of calcium oxalate crystal.
Height: 6 to 50 inches tall.
Origin: Ecuador, Central America, Costa Rica