The genus Philodendron comprises about 300 species native to the forests of tropical America. Philodendron scandens is one such species native to tropical America. This climbing, perennial, tropical plant, grown indoors in our climates, reaches 5 m in height. It is a plant remarkable for its heart-shaped, bright green leaves. This plant likes bright light but no direct sun. Water once a week in spring and summer.
Reduce watering in winter. Give fertilizer, every 15 days, from April to October. Bathe the leaves in lukewarm water every day. Minimum temperature 15°C. It does well between 20°C and 22°C.