Narrow Escape Philodendron

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  • Easy Care
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 2 Feet 

This popular, easy-to-grow Philodendron has groovy wavy-edged foliage. Philodendron Narrow Escape has other names including Jungle Boogie and Philodendron Tiger Tooth. The slender leaves of this plant develop more character as the plant matures. It grows naturally in organically rich areas of rainforests like along riverbanks. Give this plant a warm, humid, medium-bright environment, and it will reward you with lots of lush, healthy new growth.

Best Locations For Growing Narrow Escape Philodendron

This plant will look great in a living area next to your brightest window. Place this interesting plant near an east- or west-facing window for fast healthy growth. For best results, also pick a spot in the house that’s more humid if you have one available.

Narrow Escape Philodendron Sunlight Requirements

Provide at least 6 hours of indirect light for your Narrow Escape Philodendron. These plants thrive in medium to bright indirect light. Growing increasingly smaller leaves will indicate that your Philodendron needs more light.

Narrow Escape Philodendron Care

The lower leaves will naturally turn yellow with age and should be trimmed off to encourage new growth. If you want to see larger, more detailed leaves, be sure to give this Philodendron a moss pole or trellis so it can climb upwards. 

Watering Narrow Escape Philodendron

Narrow Escape Philodendron isn’t too picky about watering. Just wait until the soil is completely dry, then water thoroughly. When the leaves look droopy, it’s a good indication that you should water this plant. As with other Philodendrons, the Narrow Escape Philodendron will benefit from higher humidity levels. 

Feeding Narrow Escape Philodendron

For best results, fertilize your plant using a balanced liquid fertilizer every two weeks. When growth slows down in the winter months, decrease fertilizing to once a month, and dilute the liquid fertilizer to a quarter of the strength recommended by the manufacturer.

Narrow Escape Philodendron Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: No
Kid Friendly: No
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 2 feet
Mature Spread: 3 feet
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): White
Flower Shade/Description: White
Fragrant:
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Green/Lime
Temperature: 65° - 78°F (18° - 26°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: Narrow Escape Philodendron
Other Name(s): Philodendron Narrow Escape, Jungle Boogie, Tiger Tooth, Shark Tooth
Scientific Name: Philodendron hederaceum 'Narrow Escape.'
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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