Red Bristle Philodendron (Philodendron Squamiferum)
12cm Plant Styled in Finch Pot (Charcoal)
Plants sold in 12cm gardeners pot
The Philodendron squamiferum is native to Brazil, Colombia and Peru and this variety is commonly called the Red Bristle Philodendron. This easy to care for plant can adapt to all kinds of conditions (as long as its warm), making it a popular houseplant. The Red Bristle Philodendron has large green leaves with 5 distinct lobes to each leaf and a red bristle like hairs up the stems. The juvenile leaves on the start as a solid leaf and develops its distinctive lobes as the plant matures. The Red Bristle Philodendron doesn't require a lot of watering.
Size (Can grow to)
Extra Large 1mtr +
Position in bright, indirect sunlight. If you plant is indoors mist regularly, and wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to keep the foliage looking shiny and fresh
Medium. Allow the top layer of soil to dry between watering. The Red Bristle Philodendron thrive in humid conditions, so ensure you protect your plant from the frost.