Is philodendron Ring of Fire rare?

Why Is the Philodendron Ring of Fire Expensive and Rare? The Ring of Fire is a philodendron plant hybrid. Slow growth and the need for manual propagation have made this a rare plant in the industry. It is also one of the most attractive and beautiful of all variegated plants, displaying up to five distinct colors.

How do you care for a philodendron ring of fire?

Tips for Growing Philodendron Ring of Fire

  1. Never use ice-cold or very hot water; you should use lukewarm water.
  2. Slow-release fertilizers are best for the health of slow-growing Philodendrons.
  3. Protect your Philodendron from direct sunlight.

What is a ring of fire philodendron?

Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ is believed to be a hybrid between Philodendron Tortum and Philodendron Wendlandii and was originally called ‘Henderson’s Pride’. It can grow up to 120cm tall and leaves can reach 35cm in diameter. This plant comes in 12cm size plastic nursery pot and is about 25cm, 2-4 leaves.

Is Ring of Fire variegated?

Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ Overview This stunning cultivar produces beautiful, showy foliage. The variegated leaves are long, up to 60cm in length and broadly toothed along their length.

How fast does philodendron ring of fire grow?

You have to be very patient to see a philodendron narrow Ring of Fire grown to its maximum height. These are slow-growing plants and can take up to 10 years to reach their maximum height of 6-8 feet.

When should I pick my Ring of Fire Peppers?

Harvest peppers when they have formed on the vine. Pick peppers off of the plant when green for a milder spice, or red for top-notch heat! By harvesting the peppers off of the plant, it will be encouraged to produce more.

How do I know if my Ring of Fire is a philodendron?

Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ is one of the most stunning and sought-after Philodendrons in the world. The leaves can vary in colour from sunset orange to brick red to pink to deep green. Markings on the leaves can by mottled, speckled, blotched or even striped.

How big do Ring of Fire Peppers get?

A thin good-sized chilli with an average length of 4″ (10 cm). Ring of Fire is a little bit smaller than a Cayenne pepper, but has a similar heat and looks great on the plants! Whether picked green (it’s early into fruit) or red it has a lovely flavour and a decent ‘kick’.

How hot is a ring of fire pepper?

The hot Cayenne Pepper, Ring of Fire, measures 70,000 and 80,000 Scoville heat Units.

How big does a ring of fire Philodendron get?

ABOUT THIS PHILODENDRON. Ring of Fire is the most sought-after philodendron in the world. The variation of colors on the new leaves can range from sunset orange to fire engine red to bright pink to deep forest green. Upon maturity leaves can reach 12 to 16 inches in width and 2 feet in length.

How big does a ring of fire plant get?

Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ gets its name from its bright. colorful new leaves which can be orange, pink, red, to green and white variegated. The leaves mature at 2 feet long and 12 inches to 16 inches in width.

How often should I fertilize a ring of fire Philodendron?

Ring of Fire Philodendrons enjoy well drained but moist, rich organic mix. Remember try to stay away from wet, mucky or dry, sandy soils. To help establish your new Ring of Fire Philodendron, fertilize sparingly at least 6 inches away from the base, tri-annually with a slow time released product.

What should I do with my new Philodendron plant?

When you receive your new Philodendron, there is no need to worry about planting right away. Your new plant can be stored for a while by simply placing it in a bucket with about a half inch of water in the bottom and moving it to a shady location. You can then add some mulch to keep your plant standing upright.