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Philodendron melanochrysum, Black Gold Philodendron - Plant

Philodendron melanochrysum, Black Gold Philodendron - Plant

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Embark on a journey of botanical opulence with Vermi Organics' Philodendron melanochrysum Black Plant, commonly known as the Black Gold Philodendron. This extraordinary plant, hailing from the lush rainforests of Central and South America, boasts dark, velvety foliage that shimmers with an alluring golden undertone. A true masterpiece of nature, the Black Gold Philodendron is a symbol of sophistication and exotic beauty. Dive into the allure of this captivating specimen and elevate your indoor greenery to unprecedented levels.


The PPhilodendron melanochrysum Black Plant, belonging to the Araceae family, stands out with its unique combination of velvety, dark leaves and a captivating golden sheen. Originating from the tropical rainforests, this Philodendron has adapted to the forest understory, making it a resilient and visually stunning addition to both indoor and outdoor environments. The Black Gold Philodendron is renowned for its ability to thrive as a statement piece, adding a touch of drama to any botanical collection.


Beyond its aesthetic allure, the Philodendron melanochrysum Black Plant offers numerous benefits for plant enthusiasts. Its large, lush leaves contribute to air purification by filtering out pollutants, promoting a healthier and more breathable indoor environment. Embrace the beauty of nature while enjoying the functional benefits that the Black Gold Philodendron brings to your living spaces.

Type of Plant:

The Philodendron melanochrysum is primarily cultivated as an indoor plant, thriving in the dappled sunlight of its native rainforest habitat. Its luxurious foliage and compact growth habit make it an ideal choice for interior decoration. While it can be acclimated to outdoor conditions in shaded areas, its true magnificence is best appreciated as an indoor specimen.


Caring for the Black Gold Philodendron is a rewarding experience that requires attention to its specific needs. Follow these essential care tips to ensure the optimal health and vibrancy of your plant:

  • Light: Provide bright, indirect light for optimal growth. Shield the plant from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn, and ensure it receives filtered sunlight.

  • Water: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top inch to dry out between waterings. Maintain a balance to prevent overwatering and root rot.

  • Temperature: Maintain a warm and consistent temperature between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

  • Humidity: Mimic the high humidity levels of its native habitat by regularly misting the leaves or placing a humidifier nearby.

  • Soil: Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix to provide the optimal growing medium for the Black Gold Philodendron.

  • Fertilization: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).

Common Names:

The Philodendron melanochrysum is commonly referred to as the Black Gold Philodendron due to its dark, velvety leaves with a golden sheen. It is also known as the Velvet-leaf Philodendron.


  • Scientific Name: Philodendron melanochrysum
  • Family: Araceae
  • Origin: Central and South America
  • Type: Upright, bushy plant
  • Mature Height: Up to 3 feet
  • Foliage: Large, velvety, dark green leaves with a golden sheen
  • Light Requirements: Bright, indirect light
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist
  • Temperature: 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C)

Special Features:

The Black Gold Philodendron stands out with its special features, making it a coveted addition to any plant collection:

  • Velvety Foliage: The leaves of the Philodendron melanochrysum are velvety to the touch, creating a luxurious and tactile experience for plant enthusiasts.

  • Golden Sheen: The dark green leaves shimmer with a captivating golden sheen when exposed to light, adding a touch of glamour to the plant.

  • Compact Growth Habit: With its bushy and upright growth habit, the Black Gold Philodendron is well-suited for creating a striking focal point in any room.


  1. Indoor Elegance: The Black Gold Philodendron serves as a stunning indoor decoration, creating an atmosphere of sophistication and luxury in living rooms, bedrooms, or home offices.

  2. Botanical Displays: Incorporate the Philodendron melanochrysum into botanical displays or mixed plant arrangements to enhance the overall aesthetic with its unique texture and color.

  3. Air-Purifying Accent: Leverage the air-purifying qualities of the Black Gold Philodendron to improve indoor air quality, making it an ideal choice for health-conscious individuals.

  4. Statement Piece: Allow the Black Gold Philodendron to take center stage as a statement piece, commanding attention and admiration in any room.

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