The Pink Princess Philodendron is a highly coveted and popular houseplant, known for its striking pink variegation on dark green leaves. This unique coloring has made it a favorite among houseplant enthusiasts and collectors. Here's what you might want to know about this plant:

  1. Appearance: The plant's leaves can vary in the amount of pink variegation, from just a small splash to nearly half the leaf. The pink color can range from soft pastels to bright fuchsia. The pink is combined with a deep green, sometimes almost black, leaf color.

  2. Care:

    • Light: It prefers bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light might reduce the vibrancy of the pink variegation.
    • Water: Water when the top couple inches of soil are dry. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
    • Soil: A well-draining potting mix is ideal, often an aroid or philodendron mix.
    • Humidity: Prefers higher humidity but can tolerate typical household levels. If the air is too dry, the leaf edges might brown.
  3. Propagation: You can propagate a Pink Princess Philodendron from stem cuttings. However, there's no guarantee the new plant will have the same amount of pink variegation as the parent plant.

  4. Reversion: One issue some people encounter is that the plant may revert, meaning it starts producing entirely green leaves without any pink. It's important to trim these entirely green stems to encourage the plant to produce more pink variegated leaves.

  5. Cost & Availability: Due to its popularity and the slower growth rate of highly variegated plants, the Pink Princess can be more expensive than other Philodendrons. Prices vary based on the size of the plant and the extent of its pink variegation