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PlantFiles: Philodendron
Philodendron radiatum

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: radiatum (rad-ee-AY-tum) (Info)

Synonym:Philodendron dubia

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 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
Partial to Full Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Jul 3, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This large philodendron has deeply incised leaves with scalloped margins. It requires the warm winters of South Florida.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida
Clemmons, North Carolina
Houston, Texas
Plano, Texas



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