The philodendron red emerald is a popular house plant for its ease of growth and showy leaves. The large, glossy leaves are burgundy-green and are held on bright-red stems. Trails or can be trained to a trellis. Grows well in low light and average room temperature.
Light: Bright indirect light.
Potting mixture: Potting Soil + Cocopeat + Organic manure/Vermicompost at equal parts and 5% perlite.
Water: Let the potting mixture dry half way between watering. This plant is an epiphyte and can handle drying out. Water the plant once in 3-5 days depending on the light intensity. Over watering results in root rot of the plant.
• Considerations: This plant can't handle much direct sunlight. Extra humidity will help the leaves grow big and healthy. Keep away from heating/AC vents and drafty locations.
DO'S AND DONT'S AFTER RECEIVING THE PLANT:
- Do not re-pot the plant immediately after receiving. We’ve taken care of that with better pot and rich soil.
- Check for the moisture level once you receive the plant. If its optimally moist do not water the plant. If the potting mixture is half dry then water the plant.
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY INFO:
Plants require a special pre-shipping preparation and will be shipped within 3-6 business days.
The plant is shipped in 4" pot, includes detailed care instructions.