Philodendron ‘Micans’ / Velvet Leaved Philodendron

Micans has the most wonderful soft, velvet, iridescent leaves that glisten with bronze and purple hues in good light. An easy care plant that looks wonderful trailing in a hanger, tumbling over a shelf, or climbing a mosspole or trellis.

Pot diameter: 12cm


Availability: 3 in stock

How to care for your Philodendron


LIGHT: Medium to bright indirect light. Some early morning and/or evening sun is fine, but avoid strong direct sun.

WATERING: Water thoroughly then allow top 1-2” to dry out before watering again. Avoid waterlogging.

HUMIDITY: Easy-going. Happy in average home environments, but also enjoys humidity so can be put into any room including a bathroom.

TEMPERATURE: Enjoys warmth of 16-30°C. Avoid draughts.

FEEDING: Use liquid houseplant feed as instructed on the bottle during spring and summer. Feed less in autumn and winter – and only if plants continue to actively grow.

GROWTH: Average growth rate. Can exceed 2m in length.

TOXICITY: Toxic if ingested.

PRUNING: Prune to restrict growth if required.

OTHER: Allow to trail or support with moss pole, stakes or trellis.

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