This is the ‘Growing Philodendron’ category, where I provide comprehensive guidance on indoor growing techniques that help these lush tropical plants thrive. I will give you practical tips on watering, light requirements, feeding, and troubleshooting common issues, all aimed at making your Philodendron’s indoor journey an absolute success.
A plant of such beauty shouldn’t be so easy to grow, but the Philodendron “Rojo Congo,” a hybrid of the Imperial Red and P. tatei subsp. Melanochlorum is. The Rojo Congo is more prominent and broader than other red varieties, has deeper red leaves, and develops far more quickly. This tropical Philodendron may grow up … Read more
The price that can be charged for an object is subject to its perceived value (a rock vs. a gemstone), rarety (a gem vs. a diamond), and unique function. Prices for the Pink Princess vary and depend on the plant’s health, size, and variegation qualities.
The Philodendrons genus is part of the aroid (Araceae) family. It is native to tropical forests’ low-light, high-humid understory, primarily in Central and South America. Philodendrons prefer to stay evenly moist but not wet, so they need well-draining soil to retain some moisture. Sand drains but dries too quickly, and clay soils don’t drain. The … Read more
The Philodendron Birkin is a hybrid of the Rojo Congo and Imperial Green cultivars, hybrids of Philodendron erubescens. One of its most distinguishing features is the dark-colored leaves with bright yellow pattern lines. It may revert to its Rojo Congo parentage, a dark red plant.
Philodendron verrucosum has pubescent (velvety) medium green leaves with lime green veining and maroon reverse coloring. As an epiphyte, verrucosums prosper if vined as early as possible. As light conditions improve, leaf size and colors improve, as does vein variegation.
The species name, Philodendron, translates to tree-loving (Philo – friend; dendron – tree), but the Philodendron gloriosum is not a vining plant. In 2019 the IUCN classified P. gloriosum as vulnerable in its natural habitats in Colombia and the Hawaiian Islands.