Repotting a large philodendron…
I have an very old philodendron that desperately needs repotting. I am enclosing a picture. Any suggestions...what size pot etc...
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Philodendrons can certainly be grown as houseplants. However, it is always a difficult adjustment for a plant growing in the ground to be moved into a pot. Pruning the plant back beforehand will help, along with other strategies to prevent transplant shock:
Here is more about philodendrons in containers:
If the shrubs don't make a healthy transition, you can save the plant by making a cutting, rooting it and growing it in its own pot: