Philodendron scandens | Heartleaf Philodendron

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The Heartleaf philodendron, native to Central America and the Caribbean, is a popular house plant because it is extremely easy to grow. It’s also known as the Sweetheart Plant.

Heart-shaped, glossy leaves emerge bronze, then quickly turn green. The leaves are typically 2-4 in (5-10 cm) long, and cover its long, slender stems that can grow to 4 ft (1.2 m) or more.

It will thrive in a small pot for a couple years with little care. Despite its tropical origins, this beautiful evergreen plant is tolerant of dry air, although it appreciates occasional misting.  The Philodendron Heartleaf is a fast-growing, easy, vining plant. Its graceful, heart-shaped leaves are dark and glossy green in color but almost look transparent at times. This full, trailing plant is perfect on top of bookshelves or in a plant hanger where its vines can ‘spill’ out.

The Philodendron Heartleaf is incredibly forgiving and will tolerate all kinds of neglect including low light, poor soil, and inconsistent watering. This is a great first-time houseplant or gift for anyone who wants to enjoy the natural beauty of plants without a lot of maintenance.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 3 in
Sun Requirement

Bright Indirect

Pot Size

Nursery 4″

Watering

Semi-Dry

Plant Origin

Mexico, South America

Propagation

Easy

Air-Purifying

Medium

# of nodes

3

  • What to expect: You’ll get a healthy plant in a 4″ nursery pot. Please note: The pictures may show an enlarged plant (more mature plant) for the sake of showing off the plant at its peak!

  • Packaging & Shipping: Every plant is fragile and the shipping process is not always kind (or easy). That’s why every plant is packaged snugly with care in a pot with plastic wrapping tightly sitting over the dirt in the pot to prevent it from falling out as well as around the pot to hold it in place inside the shipping box.

  • Returns & Refunds: Due to the nature of the product, we cannot accept returns or refunds. If there are issues with your order, please reach out to us so that we can do our best to find an appropriate resolution.

Care instructions:

  1. Soil: A standard well-drained potting soil mix. We use a mixture of 50% perlite and 50% succulent soil mix to ensure the roots remain aerated and healthy.

  2. Light: Moderate to bright light. Small leaves or long spaces between leaves show that the plant is not getting enough light. Move heartleaf philodendron plant to a brighter location, but not into direct sun which can scorch its leaves. It thrives under fluorescent light, too, making it an ideal office plant.

  3. Water: Keep soil lightly moist spring through fall. Allow surface to dry out between waterings in winter. Yellow leaves are caused by overwatering. Always use tepid water for your houseplants because cold water is a shock to these tropical natives.

  4. Temperature: Average room temperatures (65-75°F/18-24°C). Heartleaf philodendron will tolerate a minimum of 60°F/16°C.

  5. Humidity: Tolerant of dry air, but likes humidity. Try to maintain 40% relative humidity or higher. Brown leaf tips are a symptom of dry air.

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    Emily

    Absolutely stunning plant. She arrived well packaged and very healthy. She’s starting to have some trailing leaves. Love this plant. Very easy to grow.

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    Corrie (verified owner)

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    My plant arrived slightly wetter than expected, but it did not suffer for it. It’s beautiful and thriving!

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    Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Lisa Tabor

    ABSOLUTELY STUNNING..Beautiful plant..so much larger than anticipated..I will definitely be buying more from this seller. Also, the sweet thank you card and hand written care instructions are so appreciated. I am a happy camper.

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    Stephanie

    Beautiful, healthy, and thriving! Doubled the size in 2 weeks!

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    Julie

    What a lovely, lush plant. So healthy! Great packing. Really unique looking. Leaves are thick with perfect stripes. Thank you! 🪴

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    Phoung

    Beautiful marble pothos! Seller was extra careful packaging this beauty and plant soil was still really moist. I love it ! Also came with a very cute thank you card. How sweet 💚🥰

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    Olivia

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    Laura

    Plant came in very good condition, there was some spillage of dirt but I expected that. Overall I definitely recommend purchasing from here, I would do it again. And the order shipped very quickly!

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    Venus

    I bought the marble queen… 2 of them on the strength of the ratings… They arrived in a small box and I was thinking “ oh no!”… Then I opened the box and was blown away!!!! They are so very beautiful!!! Exactly as pictured… I am so very pleased with my purchase.

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    Jill

    The plant was well rooted and bigger than I expected. Super happy with my purchase❤️

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    Kimberly

    Came perfectly safe and healthy. Seeing new growth on all 4 plants in the first 2 weeks.

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    Jemlynn

    This plant is gorgeous. Colors are bright and vibrant. Shipping was crazy fast. Packaging could be better. Would buy again though

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    Monica

    Plant really exceeded my expectations. It’s healthy, beautiful, and very full/dense. USPS really beat up the box and my pothos was still in perfect shape. I will be back for more! 🙂

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    oMordah

    This is a lovely large plant. Great shipping/ packaging.

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    Ashley

    The pothos plant was packaged safely and with care. It was much larger than I was expecting. I am very happy 😃

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    Rodeare

    The plants I ordered came in more beautiful than I expected! The seller left instructions and a thank you note very professional and a great experience. I already placed another order for different plants. The shipping was fast and the plants look very healthy. Thank you so much

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  • Address: Raleigh, NC 27606
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