Blushing Philodendron, Philodendron Red - Leafy Island
Blushing Philodendron, Philodendron Red
Blushing Philodendron, Philodendron Red
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Blushing Philodendron, Philodendron Red

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Rs. 699.00
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Blushing philodendron or Philodendron Red makes an excellent choice for a low maintenance, ornamental houseplant with beautiful foliage. The plant belongs to the family Araceae. It is a robust, evergreen plant, native to Colombia. The word “erubescens’ means blushing. It is a hardy indoor plant and has decorative foliage. The plant has dark green, heart-shaped leaves which are glossy in texture. Although a typical indoor plant, this Philodendron likes a few hours of sunlight for the splitting of leaves. The flowers are essentially spathes and bloom deep red and fragrant.

About Blushing Philodendron:

  • The plant has deep green foliage with heart-shaped leaves.
  • The plant grows best in indirect bright light, however, a little sunlight is required for the proper leaf splitting.
  • The plant blooms deep red and fragrant spathes between August to September.
  • The plant requires moist soil to grow best.
  • The plant can grow to almost 10ft in its wild state.
  • It is a low-maintenance houseplant.

    What's Included?

    • Healthy Blushing Philodendron plant of up to 16-18 inch tall. Mentioned height is including the pot height.
    • 8 inch brown/ black pot with plate (Color will depend on availability)
    • FREE Delivery
    • PlantCare planner prepared by Botanist (will be shared over WhatsApp on the day of delivery). 

    How to care for Blushing Philodendron Plant?

    Here are some care tips for Philodendron Red - Plant:

    Light and Temperature tips for Blushing Philodendron plant:

    • The plant grows best in bright indirect light. However, exposing it to early morning low-intensity sunlight actually helps in better leaf splitting.
    • This plant will thrive in almost any environment, but if you want to give it a special treat, gently mist it twice or thrice a week. It grows best in a humid atmosphere.
    • Normal room temperatures between 15-27 degree Celsius are great for the plant.

    Watering Tips for Blushing Philodendron Plant:

    • Water the plant when the topsoil about 2 inch in the pot feels dry to touch.
    • Do not overwater the plant or it might lead to root rot.
    • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering during the winter and rainy season.

    Fertilizing Tips for Blushing Philodendron plant:

    • During the main growing season, provide feed to the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
    • Aerate the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
    • Use sphagnum-peat moss or perlite for better drainage.

    Additional Tips:

    • The leaves are generally mildly toxic to pets and humans. The ingestion will cause mouth and stomach irritation and possible vomiting.