How to care for your Philodendron Malay Gold?
The Philodendron Malay Gold species thrive in a bright but indirect sunlight. The bright light will enhance the beautiful vibrant color. It will tolerate darker spots but the leaves probably will not grow bigger.
It doesn’t use too much water depending on your own climate. The plant likes it when the soil is a little moist. Make sure the soil doesn’t dry out. Usually watering once a week should do the trick for this plant.
The Philodendron Malay Gold doesn’t have many requirements. Make sure the soil has good drainage by using perlite or pot it up in a hydroponic solution.
This Philodendron is a real though one and can survive in any home. It will flourish when the humidity is higher. A humidity level between 60% and 80% is recommended for any Philodendron species.
In the summer months you can fertilise the plant once every week. In the colder and winter months no fertiliser is needed. Please always check the instructions on your own fertiliser if it has other care instructions.
The best time to repot is during the beginning of the growing season. Check if your plant is root bound in it’s nursery pot. Then it’s time to move it to a bigger size pot of around 2 cm extra.
The Philodendron is toxic for humans and animals if ingested.