Written By Ellie Jonas

5 Stunning Climbing Philodendrons That Every Plant Parent Needs

Three Types of Climbing Philodendrons Illustrated

Getting indoor plants has become quite popular nowadays as these lush green beauties add freshness and beauty to your home. So, gardeners love to plant Philodendrons to add a touch of magic to their indoor space.

Climbing Philodendrons are versatile and can be a great choice if, you plan to add some greenery to your home. There are different varieties of these plants with unique features that will take your indoor plant game to new heights.

Here, are some climbing Philos that are my favorite and, I am sure after knowing more about them you will not be able to resist yourself, from getting one.

5 Most Spectacular Climbing Philodendrons

Here are the best 5 climbing Philos for 2024 with stunning features that add extra greenery and freshness to your home.

Heartleaf Philodendron (Philodendron Hederaceum)

this is a heartleaf philodendron plant with heart shape leaves placed on a green background.

Growing a heartleaf Philodendron is quite easy as it is a low-maintenance plant. It has beautiful heart-shaped leaves and can even tolerate low-light conditions. It has bronze-colored leaves that grow very fast. As the plant gets matured the leaves turn into glossy green.

You can easily hang this beautiful plant in hanging baskets or make them trail down bookshelves. The leaves of this Philodendron can grow 2 to 3 inches wide and reach 4 to 5 feet if planted indoors. You can also make your plant climb a moss pole, one of the best green accessories for climbing Philodendron.

What Makes Us Love It?

  • It is easy to propagate a heartleaf Philodendron. you just need to cut a stem from the parent plant and propagate it in water. New leaves will appear soon.
  • They can tolerate and survive in bright, indirect light to low-light conditions.
  • They are safe for your pets.

Neon Pothos (Epipremnum Aureum)

lemon-lime vs neon pothos leaves differences

As its name suggests neon pothos have vibrant leaves that glow under any light condition. This climbing plant can easily drape from a high shelf or scale a trellis.

It is a low-maintenance plant and does not require much care and attention to grow and survive. When placed under indirect bright light, make sure to rotate the plant from time to time to ensure even growth.

What Makes Us Love It?

Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera Adansonii)

White pot holding a lush, green Swiss Cheese Plant, a popular climbing houseplant.

Just as the name suggests a Swiss cheese Philodendron adds that extra cheesy beauty to your home. It is a climber with funky leaves and is known as the Adansonii.

Placing the plant near a window and misting the leaves occasionally helps the plant multiply faster.

What Makes Us Love It?

  • A Swiss cheese Philodendron loves to climb high. a trellis can provide that needed support and help the plant climb as much as possible.
  • It resembles fenestrated leaves that make your home look more natural and artistic.
  • Its unique foliage is so attractive that people will fall in love with a monstera Adansonii.

The Velvet Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron Micans)

Philodendron Micans, a Velvet Leaf Philodendron, climbing in a pot.

A velvet-leaf Philodendron has velvety heart-shaped leaves that make it a luxurious plant. This climbing Philodendron can be easily grown on shelves or hanging baskets.

It is a low-maintenance plant and, only requires moist soil and indirect sunlight to thrive well. It would be best if you pruned the leggy stems to maintain that lush appearance and bushier growth.

What Makes Us Love It?

  • It survives very well even if placed in dimly lit corners without enough indirect, bright light.
  • The soft texture of its leaves will give you that velvety feeling and you will love to touch it repeatedly.
  • To let its vines cascade down, hang it on a macrame plant hanger. It will appear as a green waterfall at your home.

The Split-leaf Philodendron (Monstera Deliciosa)

Split-leaf Philodendron (Monstera Deliciosa) climbing a moss pole indoors

A split-leaf Philodendron can add a touch of tropics to your home. It has deeply lobed leaves and grows best in well-draining soil and indirect bright light.

You can train a mature plant to climb a moss pole that produces aerial roots.

What Makes Us Love It?

  • Monstera leaves are considered to symbolize prosperity in some cultures.
  • It is considered the diva of indoor plants with massive, fenestrated leaves.
  • To make it thrive well and grow faster place the plant near a large window where it can get enough indirect, bright light.

Climbing vs. Crawling Philodendrons

Learn the key differences between climbing and crawling philodendrons to find your perfect match!

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The above-shared climbing Philodendrons can be the best option for you if you want your indoor garden to flourish. These versatile plants can be excellent companions for your home with their resilience.

So, get your favorite plant and make your home greener and more beautiful.

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My name is Ellie Jonas, and I’m a writer, editor, and lifelong plant lover. With over 12 years of experience in growing different varieties of philodendrons and other indoor plants, I inspire and educate new gardeners with a focus on planet-friendly gardening practices.

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