Prismacolor™ Pink Princess Philodendron hybrid
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This highly sought after plant with hot pink variegation among nearly black leaves is truly a showstopper! No two plants are identical and the variegation will vary from plant to plant.Adaptable As HouseplantFoliage InterestHarmful To:Pets
CharacteristicsPlant Type:HouseplantHeight Category:TallHeight:48 - 72 InchesFoliage Colors:BlackFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:PinkFoliage Shade:Green to nearly black leaves, with hot pink variegation.Habit:ClimbingContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:LowLight Requirement:Medium
Low - No direct sun, not near a window. Medium - Medium bright indirect light in the AM or PM, typically from an east or west window. High - Bright direct or indirect light for much of the day, typically from a south window.Maintenance Category:ModeratePreferred Temperature:60 - 85 °FWater Category:AverageHumidity Preference:HighContainer Soil Type:Indoor Potting MixNeeds Good DrainageUses:Humid SpacesUses:Low Light SpacesUses Notes:
Not for human or animal consumption.Maintenance Notes:
- For optimal performance, keep at 60-85°F (15-29°C).
- Protect furniture when watering.
- Feed once per month at half strength when plant is actively growing.
- Philodendron plants are either vining or mounding in habit. Pink Princess is a vining Philodendron and you'll need to provide bamboo stakes, moss posts, a wood board, or some kind of trellis to support the plant for best results. Leaves will get bigger and bigger if you provide a good structure that the aerial roots can attach to.
- Highly variegated plants like Pink Princess need brighter light in order to bring out variegation. Never place far from a window.
- If your plant is putting out too many leaves that lack the beautiful pink variegation, trim your vine back to a leaf that exhibits good, balanced variegation and the resulting new growth may have better variegation.
- Water when the top inch or two of the soil is dry.
- Use a well-drained potting mix.
- Like any aroid, this plant prefers chunky potting mixes that provide plenty of air circulation to the root system. Amending your all-purpose potting mix with perlite and orchid bark is one way to accomplish this.
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