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Philodendron Prince of Orange
65.0 AED (-8%)
Water once a week or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil lightly moist at all times, but do not overwater as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Curly or dry leaves suggest, the plant is dry and needs watering. Water in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler. Always check your soil before watering.
Bright indoor light or indirect sun. 6 hours to 8 hours
Maintain temperatures between 18°C - 24°C. Avoid draughts as these can create undesirable temperature fluctuations. Consider giving your plant an occasional misting twice every week to maintain the optimum humidity level.
Apply liquid fertilizer once in 15 days when the plant is actively growing. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Indoor Plant Food.
|Scientific name||Philodendron spp|
|Name||Prince of Orange|
|Watering||Once per week and keep moist|
|Pests||Spider mites, mealybugs, scale and thrips|
|Pet friendliness||Toxic to pets and humans|
|Light||Bright, indirect light|
|Humidity||50-60% mist if needed|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage and repot every 1-2 years|
|Plant height||Up to 90 cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil / Red soil / Manure / Perlite|
|Nutrition||Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days|
|Pruning and training||Remove dead and diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Common color and season||N/A|
|Description||A hugely popular philodendron, with its bold dark green-burgundy leaves with large splashes and speckles of bright pink. It is a stand out plant, especially as it matures and the leaves grow larger. New leaves emerge a dark olive-green, maturing to a dark burgundy-green with pink tones. The pink princess is a natural climber, and needs a trellis, stake or moss pole to climb up, which also encourages large, healthy new leaves. Develops best pink colouring in bright indirect light. Requires a free draining mix. Allow surface to dry between watering, keep a little on the drier side in the winter.|