Posted 2Y ago by @MommaNature

🎢 one of these leaves is not like the others 🎢

#SilverLeafPhilodendron I got this girl in rough shape and while two leaves don’t look terrible, the top leaf is still that weird reddish color in her main photo. She’s in bright indirect light, has drainage, and only gets watered when the soil is dry. Ideas? Is something wrong or is she just weird? Nearly all of my plants are rescues and this is one of the only ones not making any progress. She’s also one of my faves, so I’m determined to keep her going πŸ†˜ #Philodendron #PhiloFlock
4ft to light, indirect
6” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 year ago
I don’t know if it’s weird or not, but I have one and it’s my favorite plant ever! Have to say I’m kinda jealous of her ruby slippers πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ₯°.
@Sasquatch they are such pretty plants 😍
Usually mine get darker as they mature. They come out a lighter color at first and then darken up
@MeganO so is the red normal? I’ve only ever seen them in shades of green.
A lot of philodendron have leaves that come in red especially if they have red petioles.
@GardenWitch thanks! I’ve never had one that did this so I was worried 😊
@MommaNature yeah mine often have a touch of red to them when they first come out. My heart leaf philo is the same way.

It will likely darken up. πŸ’™πŸ’™
@MeganO thank you! This is very good to know!
Update: I accidentally broke off the leaf I was worried about and there is a brand new leaf that was trying to grow in under it!