Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'
$214.95 incl. GST
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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 50-55cm
- Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ is an exceptional Philodendron that is one of the most sought-after in the world.
- The variation of colors on the new leaves can range from white to cream, from light to dark green and from orange to fire red.
- It is a rather slow-growing philodendron but well worth the wait!
- Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ is believed to be a hybrid between Philodendron Tortum and Philodendron Wendlandii and was originally called ‘Henderson’s Pride’.
- It can grow up to 120cm tall and leaves can reach 35cm in diameter.
- Make or buy a fertilized mix which consists of coco peat moss or coconut fiber (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost, and other ingredients.
- A lightweight soil to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.
- Feed philodendron houseplants with a balanced liquid foliage houseplant fertilizer that contains macro-nutrients.
- Water the plant with the fertilizer monthly in spring and summer and every six to eight weeks in fall and winter.
- Slow growth and small leaf size is the plant’s way of telling you that it isn’t getting enough fertilizer.
- Pale new leaves usually indicate that the plant isn’t getting enough calcium and magnesium, which are essential micro-nutrients for philodendrons.
- Set the plant in a location with bright, indirect sunlight.
- Find a position near a window where the sun’s rays never actually touch the foliage.
- While it’s normal for older leaves to yellow, if this happens to several leaves at the same time, the plant may be getting too much light.
- On the other hand, if the stems are long and leggy with several inches between leaves, the plant probably isn’t getting enough light.
- When growing philodendron plants, allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
- The length of your index finger to the first knuckle is about an inch, so inserting your finger into the soil is a good way to check the moisture level.
- Droopy leaves can mean that the plant is getting too much or not enough water.
- But the leaves recover quickly when you correct the watering schedule.