Philodendron 'rojo Congo' is an easy philodendron to grow and can be grown either indoors or outside in warm climates. Use this beauty either in a planter pot or directly in the landscape. Rojo Congo grows in a variety of light except direct sunlight if outdoors; prefers filtered sun and moist soil though can withstand periods of dry. This aroid produces new gorgeous deep green leaves that have a deep reddish/magenta central leader and a reddish blush to the underside of the leaf. It grows in an upright posture and will be positively perky in your garden. Grows in zone 8-11 and are not frost hardy.
Though be aware for all you pet owners and parents to check whether any plant has poisonous elements to it before introducing it as a house plant. The philodendron family is considered poisonous if parts of the actual plant are ingested. Here is a link for your concerns on the symptoms and treatment for philodendrons because we are animal lovers and parents as well.
Our philodendron 'rojo Congo's are sold in a 1-gallon and a 3-gallon pot though we do have 7-gallon plants as well so please contact us if you are interested in a larger plant. The 1-gallon plants are currently around 14-24 inches high and the 3-gallon are about 2 - 4 ft high. Because it is a living plant we expedite shipping to make sure the plant arrives healthy and alive. Please read the section about our plants on our FAQs page for more information.