Imperial Red plant care

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The Imperial Red plant has glossy wide bright green and red oval shaped leaves. Imperial Red (also known as Philodendron Imperial Red, Red Philodendron) is a relatively new hybrid cultivar. It is a magnificent tropical plant that will become a star of your indoor garden. They are native to the rainforests of Central America and the West Indies.

Plant care

☀️ This plant, when kept indoors can easily reach a height of 2-3ft and a leaf can spread of 2-3ft. Although this plant survives in low light it will grow faster and grow better in an area with medium light.

💧 We recommend allowing the top 50%of the soil to dry before watering your plant. Allow the soil to dry out more during the winter. It is highly recommended to fertilize your plant monthly with a diluted plant food, dilute by ½, if your plant is not producing new leaves, it does not need any more plant food.

🌡 We recommend keeping your plant in temperatures between 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit, during the winter keep above 55 degrees. This plant does prefer high humidity; however, it will grow in basic household humidity.

✨ If you feel that it is not growing, we recommend misting regularly. Keep an eye for mealy bugs and aphids, these pests can attack your plant. We recommend using a quick draining soil, you may have to add a little sand to your usual potting mix if it is not draining well.

☠️ Philodendrons are toxic to pets. Chewing or biting into this plant will release these crystals causing tissue penetration and irritation of the mouth and GI tract.

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