Philodendron ‘El Choco Red’
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Currently an undescribed cultivar/species of velvet leaf Philodendron. Reported to have been found in the Chocó region in Colombia, this Philodendron displays the interesting characteristic of having a bright red cataphyll (leaf sheath) during its juvenile stage of growth and a pale red colour on the back of its leaf blades.
Bright, indirect light.
Water to maintain even moisture. Ensure growing medium is very fast draining.
Keep humidity high.
Orders are shipped Mondays to avoid weekend delays.
*Cold weather advisory: your order will go out as scheduled if the overnight low temperature is above five degrees. Orders placed for locations with temperatures below five degrees will not ship until temperatures allow.
We ship in secure, reinforced boxes to prevent movement and damage. Foliage is wrapped carefully in kraft paper and medium is secured firmly with tissue.
During the colder months we add long-lasting heat packs to provide protection from the cold.
To ensure safe delivery, please ensure your mailing details are accurate and up-to-date. All orders are shipped with signature required upon receipt. In the event you are not home to receive your order it will be moved to your local Canada Post location for safekeeping. Canada Post will leave information about where and when to pick up your item.
International orders (when applicable) are subject to bare root shipping as per phytosanitary regulations.