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Philodendron Tortum

Philodendron Tortum

Regular price $50.00 USD
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Philodendron Tortum For Sale

Ready for sale Philodendron Tortum plant. Can ship to ASIA, USA, CANADA EUROPE legalized with Phytosanitary Certificate. Get special price for Wholesale and Free shipping for purchase over $500. Buy online Philodendron Tortum at AROIDPLANT with safe and protected payments.

The plant photos are just an example. We will choose the best and healthy plants for you. The size and shape of Philodendron Tortum that will be sent is as shown in the photo (more or less leaves) depending on the stock available in our nursery. The plants sent have received special treatment to be clean from pests and insects, without using soil media, but using alternative planting media, namely moss / tissue.

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Description & Characteristics

Description and Characteristics of the Philodendron Tortum

Philodendron Tortum is a unique species of tropical plant that belongs to the Araceae family. It is native to South America and is characterized by its upright and tall growth habit, reaching up to 6 feet in height. This plant is an epiphyte, which means it can grow on other plants or trees, but it can also grow in soil.

The leaves of the Philodendron Tortum are its most distinctive feature, with their elongated and narrow shape that resembles a sword. The leaves can grow up to 20 inches in length and 2 inches in width, and have a glossy texture that makes them stand out. The color of the leaves varies from deep green to olive green, and the plant produces aerial roots that aid in its growth and stability.

The Philodendron Tortum is a low-maintenance plant that requires bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. It thrives in warm and humid environments and can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, making it an ideal houseplant. This plant is also known for its water-purifying properties, as it removes toxins and pollutants from the water.

Philodendron Tortum Plant Care

How to Care Philodendron Tortum

  1. Light: Philodendron Tortum prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. If the plant does not receive enough light, its growth may slow down.
  2. Watering: Water your Philodendron Tortum when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Water thoroughly, making sure that the excess water drains out of the pot. Do not allow the plant to sit in standing water, as this can lead to root rot.
  3. Humidity: Philodendron Tortum prefers high humidity, so misting the plant with water or placing it on a tray of pebbles and water can help increase humidity levels.
  4. Temperature: Philodendron Tortum thrives in temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 55°F (13°C) or above 90°F (32°C).
  5. Soil: Philodendron Tortum prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite is ideal.
  6. Fertilizer: Fertilize your Philodendron Tortum every two weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.
  7. Pruning: Prune your Philodendron Tortum to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will encourage new growth and keep the plant looking healthy.

By following these simple care instructions, you can ensure that your Philodendron Tortum stays healthy and vibrant for years to come.

Solve Common Problems

Solve Common Problems of Philodendron Tortum

  1. Yellow leaves: Yellow leaves can be a sign of overwatering or underwatering. Check the soil moisture and adjust your watering schedule accordingly. Also, make sure the plant is not getting too much direct sunlight, which can cause leaf burn.
  2. Brown leaf tips: Brown leaf tips can be caused by low humidity or over-fertilization. Increase humidity levels by misting the plant or placing it on a tray of pebbles and water. Reduce the frequency of fertilization.
  3. Pests: Philodendron Tortum can attract pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove any pests. If the infestation is severe, use an insecticidal soap to control the pests.
  4. Wilting: Wilting can be a sign of overwatering or underwatering. Check the soil moisture and adjust your watering schedule accordingly. Also, make sure the plant is not getting too much direct sunlight, which can cause the plant to lose moisture too quickly.
  5. Leggy growth: Leggy growth can be caused by low light levels. Move the plant to a brighter location or provide artificial light to encourage more compact growth.
  6. Root rot: Root rot can be caused by overwatering or poorly draining soil. Allow the soil to dry out before watering and ensure the pot has drainage holes. Repot the plant into fresh soil if necessary.

By addressing these common problems, you can keep your Philodendron Tortum healthy and thriving.

How to treat the plant after delivery

  • Unpack the Philodendron Tortum carefully and separate the moss/tissue at the roots. Cut, If any part of the roots are damaged and rotting.
  • Also check the leaves. if any are rotten/yellow, cut them off and throw them away.
  • Clean all parts with clean water, then soak the roots in clean water and apply an appropriate amount of anti-bacterial/fungal medicine to the soaking water.
  • Place in a shady, moist place for 1 day or until plants look fresh.
  • After soaking, plant in a healthy growing media and suitable for Philodendron Tortum. Provide good care in the future.

Processing Time

It takes 7 - 12 days to apply for an Export Permit at the Ministry of Agriculture for the process of issuing a Phytosanitary Certificate.

Shipment & Delivery

Order fulfillment is from Kediri - Indonesia using DHL Express courier with estimated delivery up to 5 - 10 working days to Worldwide. And the tracking number confirmation will be sent by email.

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  • Quality Control

    The best quality is top priority. To get a good review, we only select
    and send the healthy and best plants from selected plant seeds from the greenhouse.

  • Packaging Control

    Good treatment to plants and safe and careful packaging. Use substitute planting media and the best packaging materials to protect plants from hot and cold weather.