Philodendron Congo Plant

My Philodendron Congo Had Bright Green Gorgeous Leaves When I Bought It. Now the Color of the Leaves Just Looks S Little Gray and Ugly.

Poor leaf color on a Philodendron occurs when the plant gets too cold, when it’s sitting in the direct sun, or if it’s getting too much fertilizer.

 

FAQ

Will My Little Dog Get Sick if She Nibbles on My Philodendron?

Philodendron plants are very poisonous houseplants and will definitely make a small dog very ill.

What Is the Whitish Mold Growing on Top of the Soil of My Philodendron. Is This Going to Hurt My Plant?

Aside from looking unattractive, the mold growing on your Philodendron plant soil won’t hurt anything. Mold develops when the soil is being kept too wet. Cut back on your water and see if that helps get rid of the mold or change the potting soil.

The Leaves on My Philodendron Seem to Be Getting Smaller and Further Apart on the Stem. The Plant Used to Be Bushy but Now It Looks Skinny.

Your philodendron plant is not getting enough light. Move the plant to a brighter location, but not into direct sun, and I’m sure it’ll improve.

Can I Train My Philodendron Congo to Grow Up a Trellis?

A Philodendron Congo is a type of self-heading plant, not a vine. It really can’t be trained to grow on a trellis.

My Philodendron Congo Had Bright Green Gorgeous Leaves When I Bought It. Now the Color of the Leaves Just Looks S Little Gray and Ugly.

Poor leaf color on a Philodendron occurs when the plant gets too cold, when it’s sitting in the direct sun, or if it’s getting too much fertilizer.

Why Are the Tips on My Philodendron Plant Leaves Turning Brown?

Plant leaf tips usually turn brown from too much fertilizer. The high salt concentration in plant food burns the leaf tips. Water that passes through a water softener and becomes salty or water that is high in chlorine or fluorine can also cause brown tips.