Plant Care Blushing Philodendron
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Blushing Philodendron

4.6 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Blushing Philodendron has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Blushing Philodendron has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Royal Queen Philodendron

Taxonomy

Philodendron erubescens
Philodendron
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Blushing Philodendron has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 5
Blushing Philodendron has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Blushing Philodendron has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Blushing Philodendron has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Blushing Philodendron has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Blushing Philodendron has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Sarahsalith avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blushing Philodendron named McColley's Finale by Sarahsalith on Greg, the plant care app
04/11/2021

I think I'm over the PPPP (Pink princess Philodendron Phase). Once I have realized how many beautiful philodendrons I have, who needs a pink one? I have a green one, a red one, a blushing one, and or…

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@Blamey
Seattle, WA
Rating of the plant Blushing Philodendron named Phoebe by Blamey on Greg, the plant care app
02/23/2021

Love this plant. It was an unexpected find and I’m very glad I decided to pick it up. I’ve only had it for a month or so and it’s got great new growth already

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@Sydni
New Orleans, LA
Rating of the plant Blushing Philodendron named Polly by Sydni on Greg, the plant care app
02/25/2021

I haven’t had it for long but it’s pushing out new broth left & right!

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@Oscar adrian
Riverside, CA
Rating of the plant Blushing Philodendron named Rat by Oscar adrian on Greg, the plant care app
03/17/2021

Just relax. You’re doing everything you can to keep them alive.

How to care for Blushing Philodendron

Water

How often to water your Blushing Philodendron

Water needs for Blushing Philodendron
0.5 cups
every 12

Blushing Philodendron needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blushing Philodendron

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Blushing Philodendron in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blushing Philodendron: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Blushing Philodendron can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blushing Philodendron in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blushing Philodendron

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blushing Philodendron: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blushing Philodendron after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Blushing Philodendron

Blushing Philodendron

Blushing Philodendron


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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