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Philodendron ‘Red Heart’- Plant

Product Contains:

  • Philodendron ‘Red Heart’
  • Plastic Pot/ Terracotta Pot

630.00 900.00

Estimated delivery date 2024/04/23
1,270.00 for 3 item(s)

Philodendron ‘Red Heart’ Plant Description

Philodendron Red Heart, a plant that captures hearts with its vibrant leaves and captivating charm. The Philodendron Red Heart is truly a botanical marvel, with its heart-shaped leaves exhibiting a spectrum of red hues. Its growth patterns that is ranging from compact forms to climbing vines. And add to its allure, making it a versatile choice for both small and large spaces. Imagine bringing the beauty of the tropical rainforest into your living space. Philodendron Red Heart does just that, enhancing interior aesthetics with its bold colors and adaptable nature.

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Planting and care of philodendron

1. Selecting the Right Location for philodendron

Before delving into the planting process, choose an ideal location for your ‘Red Heart’. Opt for a spot with bright and indirect sunlight, as direct sunlight can scorch the leaves. Moreover this versatile plant can also adapt to lower light conditions, making it suitable for various indoor settings.

2. Choosing the Right Soil

Philodendron ‘Red Heart’ prefers well-draining soil that retains moisture without becoming waterlogged. A mix of potting soil, perlite, and orchid bark provides the ideal balance, promoting healthy root development and preventing issues like root rot.

3. Planting Process

When planting your Philodendron ‘Red Heart’ then ensure the chosen pot has drainage holes to prevent water stagnation.

Follow these steps:

a. Fill the pot with the prepared soil mixture. b. Create a hole in the center, slightly larger than the plant’s root ball. c. Gently remove the plant from its nursery pot, being mindful of the roots. d. Place the plant in the hole, ensuring it sits at the same depth as in the nursery pot. e. Fill the remaining space with soil, pressing it gently to secure the plant.

4. Watering Routine

Maintaining an appropriate watering routine is crucial for Philodendron care.

Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering, preventing overwatering that can lead to root issues.

Adjust the frequency based on environmental factors such as humidity and temperature.

5. Temperature and Humidity requirement of philodendron

Philodendron Red Heart thrives in warm and humid conditions. Keep the temperature between 18-27°C and introduce humidity through methods like misting or placing a tray of water near the plant.

6. Fertilization

Feed your Philodendron Red Heart with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce frequency in fall and winter when the plant enters a dormant phase.

7. Pruning for Shape and Health

Regular pruning is essential for maintaining the desired shape of your Red Heart and promoting air circulation. Trim any yellow or damaged leaves with clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears.

8. Providing Support for Climbing Varieties

Offer support with stakes or a moss pole to encourage upward growth. Secure the plant gently to avoid damaging the stems.

9. Monitoring for Pests

Keep an eye out for common pests like spider mites or aphids. If detected, treat them promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil, ensuring the health of your Philodendron Red Heart.

10. Repotting Philodendron  When Necessary

As your Philodendron Red Heart grows, it may outgrow its current pot. Consider repotting every 1-2 years or when you notice the plant becoming root-bound. Then choose a slightly larger pot with fresh and well-draining soil.

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Product Contains:

  • Philodendron ‘Red Heart’
  • Plastic Pot/ Terracotta Pot

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