Species: Philodendron verrucosum 'Mini'
Native to: Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia
Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial
General Information and Care: Philodendron verrucosum 'Mini' is one of the most stunning species that Glass Box Tropicals offers. This is a rather easy to grow species in a terrarium as it loves the high humidity and medium to high light. The leaf coloration and smaller size of this clone is what really sets this species apart and what makes it so desirable. This one is referred to as the Mini clone as the leaves tend not to get larger than an adults hand but can be as small as just 2" or so in diameter. In the wild, it is not uncommon to see a huge area of forest floor covered in these beautiful small leaves!
This is not a super fast growing species, but as it establishes in a terrarium it will need regular pruning. Doing so will help keep it to a reasonable size, as well as always give you the amazingly colored new leaves to look at!
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 4
Shipped Size: Tip cutting with at least 1 fully opened leaf and a new one forming on the growing point. Easily roots in ABG substrate or long fiber sphagnum moss in high humidity.