Philodendron - Congo Rojo

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Scientific Name: Philodendron congo rojo
Common Names: Rojo Congo

  • Deep burgundy, green colouring
  • Lush full foliage
  • Fragrant flowers
  • Plant Level: Easy
  • Instant Jungle vibes

Our Philodendron Congo Rojo comes in a 19cm Nursery Pot. 

The Rojo Congo is one of those truly fascinating foliage houseplants, prized for its gorgeously large deep burgundy green leaves. Not only does this plant make a statement but is truly eye-catching for its new foliage that starts out red, the origin for its name. (Rojo means red in Spanish).

As with all Philodendron, the Rojo Congo houseplant has a super care friendly nature and will create that instant jungle vibe in any home. However, unlike other Philodendrons, the Congo Rojo does not vine, preferring instead to grow centrally outward up to a height of approx 60-70cm. It's thus great for a surface such as a side table, counter or plant stand.

This low maintenance,  ornamental plant does well in medium to bright light conditions and prefers warmer temperatures, so avoid cool corners or chilly drafts.

Pair this lush beauty with a palm leaf basket or contrasting planter for a gorgeous display. 

Please note: Philodendron can cause illness if eaten, keep out of reach of pets and hungry children.

Follow these instructions to keep your Philodendron Congo Rojo healthy and happy.

Water: Keep potting mixture moist during the summer months but allow to dry well during winter.
Light: Medium to bright light conditions, but no direct sunlight
Humidity: Appreciates humidity but will happily live in average room humidity conditions.
Fertilize: Feed every 2 weeks with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season of Spring through Summer, avoid feeding in Winter.

We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.

Cape Town & Surrounds
R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc)
R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)

LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.


Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.

Choose a Nursery Pot that fits the Decorative Planters, applicable for Ceramic, Cotton Cord, Terrazzo, Terracotta Planters

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

8 - 10cm

10 - 12cm 


13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm


26 - 30cm


32 - 35cm


36 - 40cm


42 - 45cm

Follow this Sizing Guide for Palm Leaf Baskets (Sinan, Fundo, ShiShi etc.) and Senegalese Baskets:

Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Basket Inner Diameter Size

14cm - 15cm


18 - 19cm












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