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Philodendron

Botanical Name:

Philodendron

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, Well-draining, Low-salt, 5.0-6.0ph
Heat Tolerant
85°-90°F / 29°-32°C
Cold Tolerant
20-30°F / -7 to -1°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Foliage

Lifespan

Perennials, Zones 9-11

Plant Height

1-20ft / 0.3-6m

Flower

Philodendron blooms are around 12 inches from the stem to tip. The middle of the night is optimal for pollination.

Benefits
Ornamental

Large, luscious foliage.

Warning

Philodendron contain calcium oxalate, which can cause toxicity when the plant is handled improperly or eaten. Keep away from pets.

Taxonomy

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Philodendron

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