Latin Name: Philodendron mayoi 'Tahiti'
Description: A large-leaved philodendron, with deeply dissected, palm-like foliage. The new leaves emerge from the light pink petioles raveled up, and slowly unravel to reveal their beautiful, glossy finish and gorgeously unique shape. Philodendrons love to climb, and can develop aerial roots to help them do so. A moss pole or trellis would be beneficial for a 'Tahiti', as would a humidifier or a small tray of pebbles with water under the pot during winter months to help add humidity for your tropical plant. Fairly easy to care for, and does not require a lot of water once established.
Watering: Ensure the soil is moist, but never allow the plant to sit in standing water. Allow the top inch to two inches of soil to dry before watering. Usually needs water every 1-2 weeks. Does best in a chunky, well draining soil mix.
Growth Rate: Rapid rate of growth, but may slow down during winter months
Sun or Shade: Best suited for bright, indirect light, though can tolerate quite low light conditions
Difficulty level: Fairly Easy
GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.
Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.
Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.
In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.
NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.
We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.
If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.