Philodendron 'Prince of Orange'
The Philodendron Prince of Orange is a captivating houseplant known for its vibrant, color-changing leaves. As the name suggests, its new leaves emerge a brilliant orange before gradually maturing to green. Like other Philodendrons, the Prince of Orange is relatively easy to care for, making it a favorite for both novice and seasoned plant enthusiasts.
Scientific Name: Philodendron erubescens 'Prince of Orange'
Common Names: Prince of Orange
Light: Place in a spot with medium to bright indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight as it may burn the leaves.
Water: Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Reduce watering during the winter months.
Soil: Well-draining potting mix, preferably with some peat moss for moisture retention.
Humidity: Prefers higher humidity but is tolerant of average room humidity. Consider misting or placing near a humidifier in drier environments.
Temperature: Thrives in temperatures between 65°F to 80°F. Keep away from drafts and sudden temperature changes.
Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid houseplant fertilizer diluted to half strength.
Pet Information: Toxic if ingested. Keep away from pets.