Philodendron Imperial Red (Philodendron Erubescens)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Philodendron Imperial Red (Philodendron Erubescens)
Mature Height Reaches a height of 2-3 feet in ideal conditions.
Mature Width Spreads up to 1-2 feet when fully mature.
Spacing Space plants 1-2 feet apart to allow proper growth.
Sunlight Thrives in filtered or indirect sunlight; avoid harsh, direct sunlight.
Temperature Tolerance Prefers warm temperatures, ideally between 65-80°F (18-27°C).
Watering Needs equires moderate watering; keep soil consistently moist, not soggy.
Growth Rate Moderate, with steady and healthy foliage development.
Difficulty Level Easy to care for, making it suitable for beginners.
Grows Well Indoors Well-suited for indoor cultivation; thrives in bright, indirect light.
Flowering Time Typically blooms during the spring and early summer.
Origin Native to tropical rainforests of South America, particularly Brazil.

How to Grow

Philodendron Imperial Red flourishes indoors with bright, indirect light. Use well-draining soil and a container with drainage holes. Allow the top inch of soil to dry between watering.

Care Tips

Philodendron Imperial Red is low-maintenance. Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy. Fertilize monthly during the growing season. Prune to control size and remove yellowing leaves.


Philodendron Imperial Red is a popular indoor plant, adding vibrant foliage to homes and offices. Suitable for both beginners and enthusiasts due to its easy care requirements.

Planting Tips

Plant in well-draining soil, providing bright, indirect light. Water when the top inch of soil is dry. Protect from drafts and cold temperatures, maintaining warmth and humidity.


Regular watering and feeding during the growing season. Prune as needed for aesthetics. Protect from drafts and cold to ensure the plant's health and vitality.

Pests and Diseases

Philodendron Imperial Red is generally resistant to pests. Watch for mealybugs or spider mites. Treat with neem oil or insecticidal soap. Maintain good airflow to prevent fungal diseases and avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.



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