Philodendron Red Congo plant with pot ( set of 5)
The enormous evergreen perennial shrub species Philodendron Rojo congo has meaty red stems and large, beautiful leaves that range in form from lance to oval. This enormous plant complements green foliage plants beautifully and works well in open areas.
Its young leaves start off dark brown to coppery red and eventually turn dark green or green with a reddish tinge. The leaf stems have a vivid crimson colour.
Philodendron Red Congo - Plan
Common Name - Congo Rojo , Red Congo , Congo Red
Maximum Height - Up to 20 feet
Flower Colour - White
Bloom Time - Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow
- Remove any damaged, diseased, or dead plant components, and dispose of them far from the living plants.
- Use a spray of neem oil, eucalyptus oil, or citrus oil as the first line of defence against any disease or insect attack.
Planting and care
At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.
20 to 30 degree Celsius
During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
It is favoured for mass planting and as a specimen plant, and it makes a great container or indoor plant.