[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']
[Philodendron 'Pink Princess']

PRINCESS [Philodendron 'Pink Princess']

Philodendron erubescens 'Pink Princess'

Regular price R 239.00 Save R -239.00
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This plant is Philodendron royalty, with leaves that are a stunning copper colour when emerging, darkening to rich green set against red stems. But the real cherry on the cake is the pink variegation.

Please note: This plant has been bred specifically from cuttings that display natural chimeral variegation, it has not been subjected to unnatural chemicals to produce the pink colour.

The amount of variegation varies from plant to plant. Keep in bright (indirect) light for the best colours. The variegation may or may not fade over time, it depends on the rootstock of that particular plant. No variegated plant grown from a cutting will exhibit that same variegation as the parent plant, one of the reasons variegation is so hard to achieve.  

TIP: Pruning the plant can help manage the amount of variegated leaves. If you'd like more variegated ones, snip off newly emerging plain green leaves at the node. However, remember that the green leaves produce the most chlorophyll, so a plant with completely pink or variegated leaves would not survive. A good balance is essential for plant health.

Comes in a 16cm hanging bowl.

Flat shipping rates apply per order (add more plants & pay the same on shipping). Gauteng R79. Rest of South Africa R119. Read our shipping policy here.

Caring for Princess

Light

Philodendrons can adapt to medium light situations, but will look more lush in bright indirect light.

Water & humidity

Allow just the top layer of soil to dry out between watering, Philodendrons don't like to have soggy feet. They are happy in normal household humidity, but may need some help during drier highveld winters. Read our humidity tips here.

Feeding

Feed twice in the growing season with a balanced fertiliser. Do not feed in winter.

Re-potting

Re-pot if necessary to one pot size up. These plants like being root bound. Add some orchid mix and perlite or pumice to indoor potting soil rich in organic matter. Philodendrons are aroids and many produce aerial roots as they climb up forest trees. You can let this plant climb, or let it all hang out.

Atrium Top Tip

Too much water will cause the leaves to turn yellow. Too little water or humidity will cause the leaves to turn brown at the edges. If the leaves start drooping, this is a sign the plant is thirsty.

Plant fact

Philodendron is a member of the Aroid, Araceae family and originates from the Caribbean and South America.