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PlantFiles: Narrow Leaf Philodendron
Philodendron stenolobum

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: stenolobum (sten-oh-LOH-bum) (Info)
Additional cultivar information: (Narrow Leaf Form)

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

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
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Grown for foliage

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:

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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No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive palmbob On May 12, 2010, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

great looking and fairly hardy philodendron that does well in much of southern California (with some sun protection). Often misidentified as Philodendron williamsii.

Positive giancarlo On Sep 18, 2007, giancarlo from Miami, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

The main differences between the regular species
P. STENOLOBUM and the (narrow leaf ) STENOLOBUM are : the leaves are very narrow, only
about 4 inches wide and the leaves edges are very undulated, giving this lovely philo a lot of character.


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

Big Pine Key, Florida
Miami, Florida

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