Philodendron erubescens 'Black Cardinal'

Philodendron 'Black Cardinal' (M)


Philodendron 'Black Cardinal' is a dramatic low growing, clumping plant with dark green, almost black leaves. Great for a bright spot indoors or as an understory in the garden. *Note this plant can cause skin irritation in some people


Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, or warm protected positions in temperate climate. Grow in well-draining, moist, fertile soils in partial shade. Avoid alkaline soil at all cost. Keep in filtered light as too much light and the leaves become more pale or simply dry and brown.

growth CARE LEVEL Medium
water WATER Keep soil moist but well drained
sun LIGHT Filtered Light
size PLANT SIZE Grows to 50cm

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