How to care for the Florida Beauty Plant comes down to where it came from. The plant has deep yet greenish foliage with gnarled red stems in a salmon pink with red bumpy callus.
It is a fast climber and easy to grow while performing excellently indoors wrapped around a burlap totem or even outdoors around your preferred tree.
No matter where you plan to place your Beauty, make sure it has high humidity, and if you live in drier areas, you may need to create more moisture in your living space.
Here are some excellent ways to create more moisture for your plants:
- You can fill a tray with pebbles, water to flow over the stones and place your plant on it without touching the water.
- Alternatively, you can use a humidifier or place other plants around it.
Another crucial Philodendron Florida Beauty plant care is to decide where you plan to place your houseplant. Your greenery thrives in medium sunlight as direct sunlight causes problems scorching the funky leaves. Depending on where you live, you can set it at a north-facing window but not too close to it.
Your plant needs watering once a week, and the soil should not be left dry too long or too wet. Before watering your charmer, ensure the soil is dry at the first two layers or 2-inches using your finger to test it. During colder months, you will find it needs watering less about three times.
Bloom: Small inflorescence with a spathe that is described as "canoe-shaped" measuring to 1.4 inches.
Light: Medium light.
Moisture: Likes to dry out completely between watering.
Humidity: Can thrive in high or low humidity
Fertilizer: Fertilize twice a month during growing season.
Mature Size: 90ft tall by 4ft wide
Habit: Trailing/Upright with support, Shape shifting leaves as it matures. As a small plant it has fiddle shaped leaves evolving into a leaf that resembles a dragons head.