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  • Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Squamiferum’
  • Common Names: Red Bristle Philodendron, Hairy Philodendron

Philodendron Squamiferum: Botanical Velvet Extravaganza

The Philodendron Squamiferum, a lush masterpiece, unveils botanical velvet extravagance in every leaf. Scientifically named Philodendron bipinnatifidum ‘Squamiferum,’ this tropical gem originates from South America. Its large, deeply lobed leaves feature a velvety texture, creating a sensory delight. Emerging coppery-red, the mature foliage transforms into a rich green, adding visual intrigue. Thriving in bright, indirect light, the Squamiferum becomes a luxurious and low-maintenance addition to indoor gardens. With its velvety allure and distinctive form, this Philodendron variety stands as a testament to the rich diversity and elegance found within the vast world of tropical plants.

 

Philodendron Squamiferum Care Guide: Unveiling the Intricacies of the Red-Haired Philodendron

Embark on a journey into the lush world of Philodendron Squamiferum, also known as the Red-Haired Philodendron. This comprehensive care guide is expertly crafted to guide you through cultivating and appreciating the unique beauty of your Philodendron Squamiferum, bringing a touch of tropical allure to your indoor sanctuary.

I. Light:

  1. Filtered Indirect Light: Position your Philodendron Squamiferum in filtered, indirect light for optimal growth and leaf development.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn; dappled sunlight or partial shade is ideal.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm and Tropical: Maintain a warm environment, ideally between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C).
  2. Protect from Drafts: Shield the plant from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

III. Humidity:

  1. High Humidity Preferred: Philodendron Squamiferum thrives in high humidity; use a humidifier or mist the plant regularly.
  2. Pebble Tray: Place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles to create a humid microclimate around the plant.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged; water when the top inch of soil feels slightly dry.
  2. Adjust in Winter: Scale back watering in the winter months, allowing the soil to dry out more between waterings.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining potting mix with added organic matter to promote healthy root development.
  2. Aeration is Key: Ensure good aeration by adding perlite or orchid bark to the mix.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young Philodendron Squamiferum or those recently repotted.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Remove Yellow or Leggy Growth: Prune yellow or leggy growth to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  2. Shape for Aesthetic Appeal: Shape the plant by selectively pruning to enhance its tropical and bushy form.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy pot to support the weight of the foliage, especially as the plant matures.
  2. Moss Pole for Climbing: Provide a moss pole for support if you want the Philodendron Squamiferum to climb.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Spring Ideal: Repot in spring when the plant is entering its active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with at least one node, ensuring a portion of the stem is included for rooting.
  2. Root in Water or Soil: Root cuttings either in water or a well-draining rooting medium.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Yellowing Due to Overwatering: Adjust watering if yellowing occurs, and ensure proper drainage.
  2. Leaf Burn: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn, especially in varieties with thinner leaves.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Unique Foliage Feature: Highlight the unique red hairs on the stems as a distinctive feature of the Philodendron Squamiferum.
  2. Tropical Greenery Display: Pair with other tropical plants to create a lush, greenery-filled display.

Immerse yourself in the tropical allure of the Philodendron Squamiferum, cultivating a verdant oasis in your living space. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the lush beauty and unique features of this tropical philodendron. May your Philodendron Squamiferum thrive, bringing a touch of the rainforest to your indoor sanctuary.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Philodendron Squamiferum

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Squamiferum’
  • Common Names: Red Bristle Philodendron, Hairy Philodendron

Philodendron Squamiferum: Botanical Velvet Extravaganza

The Philodendron Squamiferum, a lush masterpiece, unveils botanical velvet extravagance in every leaf. Scientifically named Philodendron bipinnatifidum ‘Squamiferum,’ this tropical gem originates from South America. Its large, deeply lobed leaves feature a velvety texture, creating a sensory delight. Emerging coppery-red, the mature foliage transforms into a rich green, adding visual intrigue. Thriving in bright, indirect light, the Squamiferum becomes a luxurious and low-maintenance addition to indoor gardens. With its velvety allure and distinctive form, this Philodendron variety stands as a testament to the rich diversity and elegance found within the vast world of tropical plants.

 

Philodendron Squamiferum Care Guide: Unveiling the Intricacies of the Red-Haired Philodendron

Embark on a journey into the lush world of Philodendron Squamiferum, also known as the Red-Haired Philodendron. This comprehensive care guide is expertly crafted to guide you through cultivating and appreciating the unique beauty of your Philodendron Squamiferum, bringing a touch of tropical allure to your indoor sanctuary.

I. Light:

  1. Filtered Indirect Light: Position your Philodendron Squamiferum in filtered, indirect light for optimal growth and leaf development.
  2. Avoid Direct Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn; dappled sunlight or partial shade is ideal.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm and Tropical: Maintain a warm environment, ideally between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C).
  2. Protect from Drafts: Shield the plant from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

III. Humidity:

  1. High Humidity Preferred: Philodendron Squamiferum thrives in high humidity; use a humidifier or mist the plant regularly.
  2. Pebble Tray: Place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles to create a humid microclimate around the plant.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged; water when the top inch of soil feels slightly dry.
  2. Adjust in Winter: Scale back watering in the winter months, allowing the soil to dry out more between waterings.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining potting mix with added organic matter to promote healthy root development.
  2. Aeration is Key: Ensure good aeration by adding perlite or orchid bark to the mix.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young Philodendron Squamiferum or those recently repotted.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Remove Yellow or Leggy Growth: Prune yellow or leggy growth to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  2. Shape for Aesthetic Appeal: Shape the plant by selectively pruning to enhance its tropical and bushy form.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy pot to support the weight of the foliage, especially as the plant matures.
  2. Moss Pole for Climbing: Provide a moss pole for support if you want the Philodendron Squamiferum to climb.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Spring Ideal: Repot in spring when the plant is entering its active growth phase.

X. Propagation:

  1. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with at least one node, ensuring a portion of the stem is included for rooting.
  2. Root in Water or Soil: Root cuttings either in water or a well-draining rooting medium.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Yellowing Due to Overwatering: Adjust watering if yellowing occurs, and ensure proper drainage.
  2. Leaf Burn: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn, especially in varieties with thinner leaves.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Unique Foliage Feature: Highlight the unique red hairs on the stems as a distinctive feature of the Philodendron Squamiferum.
  2. Tropical Greenery Display: Pair with other tropical plants to create a lush, greenery-filled display.

Immerse yourself in the tropical allure of the Philodendron Squamiferum, cultivating a verdant oasis in your living space. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the lush beauty and unique features of this tropical philodendron. May your Philodendron Squamiferum thrive, bringing a touch of the rainforest to your indoor sanctuary.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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