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May 1, 2020 5:57 PM CST
Why did the new(ish) leaf turn to this translucent white color?

I put it outside to eat a lil was it too much light and will color regain?

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Name: Lin Vosbury
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May 1, 2020 6:32 PM CST
Hi Markuscurillious, Welcome!

Your Heart Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium) appears to be in a pot that is quite large for the size of the plant. Confused I'm not understanding your statemen: "I put it outside to eat a lil."

I don't know what caused that single leaf to turn white but I don't believe it was from too much sun or the leaves would all be scorched. That one leaf won't likely turn green again so you can snip it off.
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May 1, 2020 6:52 PM CST
You think it will grow faster is I put it in a pot a little bit smaller? My theory is it would grow to size it's been getting new life on it daily though well growing daily at least

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