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Scientific Name: Philodendron bipinnatifidum
Pronunciation: fill-uh-DEN-drun bye-pin-at-ee-FYE-dum
Common Name: tree philodendron, spilt-leaf philodendron, selloum
Family Name: Araceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293, Level 4 Apprenticeship

Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Very coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google Images
tree philodendron, spilt-leaf philodendron, selloum
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Deltoid
Apices: Acute
Bases: Hastate
Margins: Pinnately lobed, Undulate (wavy)

Inflorescence Type: Spadix (& spathe)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Number of Petals:0
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak:
Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Adventitious roots

Propagation: Seed, Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: High indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Mites, Root rot, Scale insects
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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