The Philodendron is part of the large genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family, An easy to care for a compact sub-tropical looking plant with its evergreen wavy high gloss leaves. The Philodendron Burgundy is a hardy plant and responds well in bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms, and areas of shade.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: The Philodendron will thrive in indirect sunlight. However, it will tolerate a shadier position. The foliage will appear a deeper green in a shady position. Direct sunlight will burn its leaves.
Soil: The Philodendron prefers rich soil that retains moisture.
Water: Likes moist soil. Not too wet and not too dry. Water regularly but allow the soil to partially dry out before watering again. The roots do not like to be left wet so ensure that your pot has good drainage.
Fertilizer: During spring and summer use an all-purpose liquid plant food to promote new growth.
Temperature: The Philodendron prefers a warm and humid environment
Pruning: If any leaves need removing it is fine to cut them off at the base of the plant.