Philodendron Squamiferum


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Philodendron squamiferum is one of the most striking aroids. It is a climber unusual for its long, red stems that are covered with soft, fuzzy red hairs! It’s a cherry on a cake for any collector.

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Philodendron Squamiferum is a favorite of the Philodendron family. Native  to Central America this philodendron feature the ‘hairiest’ arms of all philodendrons, it’s most recognisable feature.

Philodendron Squamiferum has oak shaped leaves with multiple lobes while the petioles are red and covered in soft hair-like growths. Squamiferum is a climber and it will reach an impressive size if allowed to climb. Our Brass Plant Support would be a perfect trellis for this Philodendron!

Grow your Philodendron in a well draining potting mix, like our aroid mix or in a soil-less medium like sphagnum moss or perlite/vermiculite.

Philodendron Squamiferum comes in pot 13cm and is about 35-40cm tall.

If you are a Philodendron enthusiast, here are a few more interesting species: Philodendron, Philodendron Pink Princess, Philodendron hederaceum var hederaceum.

Care Tips:

Light: bright, indirect sunlight

Soil: well draining potting mix or soil-less medium

Water: let it dry out between waterings, water only when top 3cm of soil are dry to touch

Humidity: average

This plant is toxic to humans and animals if ingested.

Delivery Time.

Germany 1-3 days

For all other countries delivery time can range from 3-10 days.

At the moment we are processing the orders on Mondays only – so if you order from us on a Wednesday it won’t be processed until the following Monday.


Due to bio laws our plants are shipped only to the countries of European Union, Norway and Switzerland. Shipping fee includes packaging and handling costs. All parcels are send with tracking number. We cannot guarantee specific delivery times. Please note: we aim to get all orders shipped within 7 working days from the date of order.


To avoid plants being held up in the post, we only post them out Monday to Wednesday (depending on the season) if shipping inland Germany or Mondays only when shipping in EU.


When ordering in winter, please know that we ship our plants with heat packs included in the package. We can however postpone the shipment if the temperatures go below 0.


Please note that some damage can occur during transit on occasions, despite our best efforts to package our plants ready for travel. We hope you understand if that does by chance occur.


An example picture gives a trustworthy image of the plant with good care. The plant at the example picture is not the plant that will be delivered. This is an example, so variations are possible. The eventually delivered plant may differ in for example size, number of flower branches, etc.