Philodendron 'Cherry Red' is a cultivar from the Araceae family. It is a compact self-heading plant, new leaves are elliptic to ovate in shape and unfurl a rich red colour and become more green over time. Foliage tends to get more coarse with age and its leaves more prominently ribbed.


Pot: 17cm diameter

Height: Approximately 30cm from base of pot.

Terracotta pot not included


Secrets to success


Temperature: 15-24°C.


Light: Bright indirect is best; rotate for even growth.


Watering: Water when almost completely dry, Philodendron do well when they dry out a little. 


Air humidity: Average to higher humidity for optimum growth. 


Fertilising: Feed every 2 waterings during the growing period and remember to dilute synthetic fertiliser to have the recommended amount to avoid leaf burns. 


Potting mix: A light airy mix that is fast draining, a mixture of coco coir, orchid bark and perlite is ideal.


This plant is toxic. 


Philodendron 'Cherry Red'