Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info) Cultivar: Brasil Additional cultivar information: (PP12956) Hybridized by Acosta; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000
On Mar 4, 2005, NativePlantFan9 from Boca Raton, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:
This is an attractive hybrid of Philodendron scandens spp. oxycardium, or Heart-leaf Philodendron, a popular species that is very commonly grown indoors with all-green, heart-shaped leaves. This variety cultivar has dark green leaves with lighter, lime-green or yellowish or lighter green splotches or stripes.
This variety, like the common non-variegated P. scandens spp. oxycardium, is very useful for growing indoors as a houseplant. It is a vining spp. like P. scandens spp. oxycardium.
As for growing outside, this variety may possibly survive in zones 10b through 11. The common non-variegated P. scandens spp. oxycardium, meanwhile, may survive outdoors possibly in zones 10a through 11.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Clayton, California Hayward, California Black Diamond, Florida Miami, Florida South Daytona, Florida Sunrise, Florida Loganville, Georgia Covington, Louisiana De Ridder, Louisiana Minneapolis, Minnesota Elizabeth City, North Carolina Fruit Hill, Ohio Greatwood, Texas Houston, Texas North Richland Hills, Texas Pecan Grove, Texas