Philodendron Species

Philodendron billietiae

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: billietiae (bee-lee-e-tee-ye) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Smooth

Textured

Velvet/Fuzzy

Provides Winter Interest

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Burgundy/Maroon

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Other details:

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

By air layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Fort Myers, Florida

Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii

Keaau, Hawaii

Orchidlands Estates, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 20, 2017, Rjeo from Fort Myers, FL wrote:

This gets huge with very little "nudging"...I would caution gardeners not to over fertilize. It is one gorgeous plant!

Positive

On Jul 29, 2007, giancarlo from Miami, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

Very attractive philodendron, rich green on leaves,
which can grow very large
and orange petioles and main underside vein as a
notable characteristic

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