24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade
Grown for foliage Evergreen Shiny/Glossy-Textured Rubbery-Textured
Will burn in sun, so provide dappled shade, requires regular feeding, sustains itself with little water.
Recommended Temperature Zone: sunset: 8,9,12-27 USDA: 9-11
Heat Tolerance: Avoid afternoon sun
Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun
Origin: Horticultural selection in Australia
Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 3 feet tall and wide (90 cm by 90 cm)
Watering Needs: Regular water, keep moist in summer, dryer in winter
The Philodendron 'Xanadu' is a self-heading type that forms a large, neat clump in a pot, or in the ground if the climate is appropriate. Contrarily to the Philodendron selloum, it does not form aerial roots.
This philodendron is a heavy feeder and answer well to fertilizer applications every 2 weeks in summer. It has relativement low-maintenance, and stays pest free.
Entries and Updates
Apr 23, 2005
Getting burnt out there. I need to move it under the porch.