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PlantFiles: Philodendron
Philodendron superbum

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: superbum (soo-PER-bum) (Info)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive giancarlo On Dec 13, 2007, giancarlo from Miami, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

This spectacular philodendron is a brazilian species,
accordingly to the respected Aroid expert, Dr. Croat
I acquired it from my friend and an authority in Aroids, Marie Nock.
It is very strong as you can see in the several pics. I have it living indoors and seems very happy.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida



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