General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches - 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Blushing Philodendron
  • Red-leaf Philodendron

Photo Gallery
Location: Orlando, FL zone 9b
Date: 2022-11-29
Leu Gardens Orlando, growing up a tree, has survived hurricanes,
Location: Orlando Florida
Date: 2011-05-09
Philodendron erubescens
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2015-07-20
Location: San Diego, California 
Date: 2013-08-16 
Growing in Lath House at Balboa Park, San Diego

Date: 2014-06-19
Location: Balboa Park Arboretum, San Diego, California                
Date: 2015-01-12
Location: San Diego, California 
Date: 2013-08-16 
Growing in lath house at Balboa Park
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-07-20
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-05-14
About 6 months after cutting part of the tip of this vine, new sh
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-08-25
Very long aerial roots!
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2015-07-20
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2015-07-20
Stem showing aerial roots
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