Pink Princess Philodendron

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  • Lovely Pink Variegation
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 4 feet 

Patches of pink stand out against the dark green of the heart-shaped leaves, giving the Pink Princess Philodendron, or Philodendron erubescens a distinctive and memorable look. The Pink Princess is a popular plant, and for a good reason. Philodendrons are easy to maintain, and this beauty is a head-turner. A lack of chlorophyll causes the unique coloring of the leaves, and the amount of light the plant receives will impact the variegation. The Pink Princess Philodendron has an upright growth habit, and the foliage grows from a central stem. 

Best Locations For Growing Pink Princess Philodendron

Sunlight and visibility are perhaps the most important factors when choosing a home for your Pink Princess Philodendron. A location with bright indirect light is best, but you also want a spot you frequent to admire the pink variegation. High humidity will benefit the plant, but you can also use a pebble tray or humidifier to make the plant feel at home.

Pink Princess Philodendron Sunlight Requirements

The Pink Princess Philodendron is prized for its pink foliage, and the amount of sunlight the plant receives directly impacts the color of the leaves. This stunner needs bright indirect sunlight to put on a colorful display. Direct light will damage the foliage, so avoid a spot directly in a south-facing window. The leaves will revert to green without enough light, and the plant may become leggy. A grow light is a good solution if the plant is not receiving the sunlight it needs.

Pink Princess Philodendron Care

Once you have the sunlight and humidity dialed in, the Pink Princess Philodendron is generally low maintenance. Remove dead or damaged leaves as they appear, so the plant can direct energy into new growth. The Pink Princess Philodendron is a slow grower, so be patient and give it time, and you’ll be rewarded with lovely foliage.

Watering Pink Princess Philodendron

Wait for the top few inches of soil to dry before watering the plant. The Pink Princess Philodendron has medium water needs; give the plant a deep drink when it is time to water. Let excess water drain through the pot, and never leave the Philodendron in standing water because that can damage the roots. High humidity will keep the leaves healthy.

Feeding Pink Princess Philodendron

Feed the Pink Princess Philodendron using a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer monthly during the spring and summer. Fertilizing the plant during the growing season will encourage new growth and keep this beauty looking its best.

Pink Princess Philodendron Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: No
Kid Friendly: No
Air Purifier: High
Habit: Climbing
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 4 feet
Mature Spread: 2 feet
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): Green, White
Flower Shade/Description: Green, White
Foliage Type: Variegated
Foliage Color(s): Green, Pink
Foliage Description: Pink Variegation and Dark Green
Temperature: 55° - 95°F (13° - 35°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: Pink Princess Philodendron
Other Name(s): Pink Princess
Scientific Name: Philodendron erubescens 'Pink Princess'
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

2 Reviews - Pink Princess Philodendron Show Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Brittney Byington on Dec 26, 2022

    Somehow my shipment got sent to Washington rather than Wisconsin. Not sure how that happened.

  • 4
    bigger than I thought.

    Posted by Audrey Harris on Dec 14, 2022

    lovely plant. Much bigger than I thought it would be when I ordered it.