Heartleaf Philodendron

The heartleaf philodendron is a very popular houseplant, offering year-round beauty and easy care. It’s also known as the “sweetheart plant” for its heart-shaped green leaves.



Philodendrons→Philodendron ‘Heartleaf Philodendron’

Common names:
Heartleaf Philodendron


Also sold as:
Philodendron domesticum


General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Plant Height: 10 to 12 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Bright lime-green to golden yellow with light yellow and pink petioles
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders’ Rights: PP20,757 (2010)
Parentage: Sport of: Philodendron x domesticum