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PlantFiles: Philodendron
Philodendron 'Congo'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Congo
Additional cultivar information: (PP11724, aka Congo Green)
Hybridized by Osiecki; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Regional...

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

Stockton, California
Miami, Florida
Geismar, Louisiana



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