Philodendron 'Rojo Congo'

This Philodendron is a climber with speccy leaves, the new growth tend to be bright red, almost copper coloured, maturing to a deep burgundy and then finally to a very dark green.

This easy-care tropical plant will grow large leaves in an outward fashion filing up lots of space, and will appreciate a position where it is not often brushed past or damaged. 

Light

This plant will like a medium to high level of indoor, indirect sunlight. Direct sun may burn the leaves. 

Water

Let this plant dry out between waterings. Feeling the soil approximately an inch and half deep to check the moisture level, if it is wet leave it a few more days, if it's dry give your plant a water. Make sure your plant pot has good drainage and is not sitting in any water.

Maintenance 

Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth occasionally to remove the dust that accumulates on the leaves to support photosynthesis, very dusty leaves can't absorb sunlight.

Botanical name: Philodendron 'Rojo Congo'  

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Photo by Rae Fallon

June 18, 2020