Imperial Red Philodendron

This lush and colorful houseplant is well known for being low-maintenance and anything but ordinary. Each leaf starts out as a vibrant red. As the leaf matures it darkens to a burgundy hue and eventually dark green.

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The Philodendron Imperial Red houseplant is among the rarest houseplant varieties and is one of the easiest to care for. In addition to being lush with large, waxy leaves, this plant contains a myriad of colors. Each leaf starts out vibrant red. As the leaf matures it darkens to a burgundy hue and eventually dark green. This plant is toxic to humans and pets, however.

Water: This plant is drought tolerant. While you should keep the soil of this plant moist, don't rewater before the top layer of soil begins to dry out.

Fertilizer: You can fertilize this plant once a month in spring and summer.

Light: This tropical plant does well with warmth and will thrive between temperatures of 65 to 80°F. Avoid direct sunlight and place your Imperial Red Philodendron in a shaded area.

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Once or twice a week

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65-80 °F

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In Spring & Summer

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Central and South America

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Native to Central and South America, this lush tropical plant will make any home feel expansive and vibrant.

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