Welcome to the quick plant care guide for Philodendron Silver Sword.
This care guide covers the essential elements for keeping your new plant healthy and strong, including watering, feeding, ideal light conditions and any other relevant tips. Our guides may receive additional information over time, so be sure to visit again in the future!
Plant type - Philodendron
Ease of care - Easy care
Not pet friendly
Minimum lighting requirements - Moderate, indirect light
Allow the soil to completely dry out before watering
Feed every 4 weeks from spring to early autumn with a nitrogen based fertiliser.
Yellowing leaves are caused by overwatering, ease up on the watering frequency and make sure that the top 5cm of soil is dry before watering. Brown leaves are due to too much direct sun, try moving to a shadier spot. Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to keep them clean.