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Philodendron Red Congo - Plant

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Description

Philodendron Rojo congo is a large evergreen perennial shrub species that produces big, attractive oval to lance-shaped leaves with fleshy red stems. This large plant is well-placed in big spaces and contrasts nicely with green foliage plants.

Its new leaves are chocolate brown to coppery red, maturing to dark green/green with a reddish tinge. The leaf stems are a bright red.

Sr Item name
1 Philodendron Red Congo - Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Congo Rojo , Red Congo , Congo Red
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

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Sunlight

  • Keep the plant indoor or outdoor with bright indirect natural light or bright indirect artifical light.
  • Protect the Philodendron plant from harsh direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. It can grow well low direct sunlight.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Philodendron plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not ever overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Philodendron plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

  • For re-potting procedureclick here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
  • Philodendron care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Temperature 20 to 30 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Philodendron special feature

    Excellent air purifier plant.

    Philodendron uses

    It makes an excellent container or house plant also preferred for mass planting and as specimen plant