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A picture of a Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has no fragrance

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    A close up of a Philodendron 'Ring of Fire' plant
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    Philodendron 'Ring of Fire' Overview

    Philodendron 'Ring of Fire' is a hybrid believed to have been bred by Keith Henderson using the species Philodendron tortum and Philodendron wendlandii. It was originally called Philodendron "Henderson's Pride" but it is also believed it was brought to the market by the owner of Asiatica Nursery (since closed) who rebranded it Philodendron 'Ring of Fire' for its colourful foliage colour. Also known as Philodendron Narrow Variegata or Philodendron Narrow Ring of Fire. This stunning cultivar produces beautiful, showy foliage. The variegated leaves are long, up to 60cm in length and broadly toothed along their length. They can be bright orange, red, pink, yellow or various shades of green, the variegation varies, leaves can be mottled, blotchy, speckled or striped in pattern.

    Common problems with Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

    Generally disease free but can suffer scale insects.

    How to harvest Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

    Generally not harvested

    How to propagate Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

    Cuttings

    Take stem cuttings.

    Special features of Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

    Attractive leaves

    The new leaves of this plant are variable in colour ranging from cream through pink, orange or red before the mature to green.

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

    Grown as a house plant in conservatories and used to provide tropical looking architectural interest in offices.