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PlantFiles: Philodendron
Philodendron applanatum

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: applanatum (ap-PLAN-a-tum) (Info)

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive giancarlo On Feb 13, 2006, giancarlo from Miami, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

Unique Philodendron with trilobe shape leaves and a very
flat petiole 1 to 1 1/2 inches wide and over 6 or 7 inches long.
Hard to find but worth looking for it

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami, Florida



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