Philodendron Sun Red
A lush, decorative foliage plant with large, oval, leathery leaves. Young leaves are a bright red, maturing to burgundy red-purple. It has a compact, bushy habit. Low maintenance and an excellent air purifier, its a must have for your indoor plant collection.
Pot diameter: 14cm
Light levels: While it is best to avoid direct sunlight, this plant does prefer to be in brightly, well-lit spaces although it can tolerate mild shade.
Watering: This plant will cope better on the dryer side as opposed to having its roots constantly in water. It is best to keep the soil lightly moist and let the surface soil dry out before re-watering.
Temperature: Average to warm indoor temperatures of 18-28 degrees, does not tolerate temperatures below 12 degrees and best kept away from draught prone areas.
Feeding: Use a slow release liquid fertiliser a few times throughout spring and summer.
Growth: These plants can go to approximately one meter in height and they are moderate-quick growing plants.
Toxicity: The Imperial green is considered to be toxic so be sure to keep it away from children and pets and take care when handling.
Air purifying: A wonderful air purifying plant to help eliminate any toxins in the home.