Plant Care Guide: Philodendron Rojo Congo

Philodendron 'Rojo Congo' // Philodendron Tatei ssp Melanochlorum 'Rojo Congo'

This botanical babe is a colourful honey. The Philodendron Rojo Congo's vibrant green and deep red leaves don't climb like other philodendrons, but stay compact and full. Style against crisp white or light neutral tones and watch those colours pop. 

  Beginner's Bestie Bright indirect light is ideal, but can tolerate low light
Not pet friendly if ingested Water once the top few cm of soil has dried out


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Keep your plant pal nourished and supported with a good quality plant food like We The Wild Grow Concentrate and We The Wild Support Pellets. These powerful plant essentials will keep your plants happy, strong and resilient, and will reward you with new growth a'plenty! 
These beauties thrive in humid conditions, so you can give them a mist every so often, and don't forget to wipe down those leaves when they're looking a little dusty. You can also spray with We The Wild Protect Spray every couple of weeks to keep leaves looking lush and healthy. 
Follow the recommended advise on watering above - if unsure, a Moisture Meter could be your secret weapon! This handy tool will show you exactly how dry your soil is to avoid any over or under watering fails. 
To ensure your new bestie gets enough drainage, we recommend keeping them in a nursery pot and displaying in a cover pot. If you do want to pot up your plant, make sure your decorative pot has a drainage hole and you've removed the plug. 
The Philodendron Rojo Congo hails from the humid forests of South America, making her a lover of the warmth. Ensure this beauty is kept away from drafts and air-conditioning to avoid any extreme temperature fluctuations. To keep her looking full, give this gal a spin every once in a while. 


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