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Growing Heartleaf Philodendron: Philodendron Cordatum Care

Growing Heartleaf Philodendron: Philodendron Cordatum Care

With over 200 varieties to choose from, Philodendrons are a popular choice among plant enthusiasts.Philodendron cordatum (fil-oh-DEN-dron kor-DAY-tum) is a popular species for indoor use, its heart-shaped, dark green leaves earning it common names such as heart leaf Philodendron and sweetheart vine.In its homeland of southeastern Brazil, it goes by the common name Philodendron Angra dos Reis.

Philodendron Scandens Care: How To Grow Sweetheart Philodendron Hederaceum

Philodendron Scandens Care: How To Grow Sweetheart Philodendron Hederaceum

Philodendron scandens (fil-o-DEN-dron SCAN-dens) is the old scientific name for Philodendron hederaceum (fil-oh-DEN-dron hed-er-ah-SEE-um). It is known by the common name of Heartleaf Philodendron because it has lovely, heart-shaped leaves.Other common names include the Sweetheart plant or Parlor Ivy.

Monstera Deliciosa Care: How To Grow The Swiss Cheese Plant

Monstera Deliciosa Care: How To Grow The Swiss Cheese Plant

Monstera deliciosa mon-STER-uh de-lis-ee-OH-suh is a beautiful flowering plant with iconic split leaves that belongs to the family of Araceae.Monstera is related to:Alocasia (African Mask)Spathiphyllum (Peace Lily)PhilodendronDieffenbachia (Dumb cane)Pothos (Devil’s Ivy)This plant lives in the tropical forests of Mexico but has since become an invasive species in Hawaii, Seychelles, Ascension Island, and the Society Islands.

Philodendron Plant: Garden Center Varieties

Philodendron Plant: Garden Center Varieties

Many Philodendron varieties are known as easy to grow plants, viny appearance, and their aerial roots. However, with all the varieties of Philodendrons there is one that is very different than the other types of Philodendron – the Philodendron Xanadu.One can easily distinguish this exotic tropical plant from the others, because of its uniquely-shaped leaves.

How Do You Grow A Pink Princess Philodendron

How Do You Grow A Pink Princess Philodendron

Philodendron Pink Princess a hybrid with Philodendron erubescens (fil-oh-DEN-dron er-yoo-BESS-kens) in the bloodline. It is a climbing, trailing member of the plant family Araceae. Erubescens hails from South and Central America.Generally, these tropical perennials make excellent houseplants.The plants’ genus name, Philodendron, comes from the Greek and means tree loving as these plants in nature typically climb trees in the wild.

Questions and Answers On Philodendron Pink Princess Care

Questions and Answers On Philodendron Pink Princess Care

The Philodendron Pink Princess has a unique look. Over the last few years it has become one of the most sought after tropical plants on the market.The pink leaves draw the eye in fascination but plant care questions soon follow. Below we answer some of them.Where Did The Pink Princess Originate?There have been debates on the origins of the Pink Princess.

Monstera Adansonii Care | Growing Friedrichsthalii Plant | Swiss Cheese

Monstera Adansonii Care | Growing Friedrichsthalii Plant | Swiss Cheese

Monstera adansonii also known as Monstera friedrichsthalii Mon-STER-uh, Free-dreech-sta-lia-na is a tropical plant, evergreen, glossy vine native to various regions of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, South America, and Central America.The Swiss cheese vine is the type of plant species that changes the shapes of their larger leaves as they mature.

Tips On Philodendron Selloum Care

Tips On Philodendron Selloum Care

Hailing from South America, Philodendron selloum (fill-loe-DEN-drun sell-LOE-um) is a plant with many names and an impressive size when fully grown. It a common Philodendron in the landscape.Known by the common name tree philodendron, it’s also known as split-leaf philodendron, split-leaf elephant ear, and a sport called Philodendron hope.

Philodendrons in the Landscape

Philodendrons in the Landscape

Philodendrons… the tropical foliage plants belonging to the Aroid family (family Araceae).They are part of the popular family that brings us the peace lily – Spathiphyllum, Chinese evergreen – Aglaonema, Flamingo Flower – Anthurium, and even the ZZ Plant – Zamioculcas.There are somewhere between 400-700 species of known Philodendrons.

How To Grow Philodendron Xanadu

How To Grow Philodendron Xanadu

Philodendron Xanadu fil-oh-DEN-dron, zan-AH-doo is a plant with a questionable past and well-loved present and one of around 450 known species of philodendron.It belongs to the Araceae family and hails from Southeastern Brazil.The species has been the subject of much misinformation, beginning with a 1983 claim it was a hybrid created from Philodendron bipinnatifidum (also referred to as Philodendron selloum) in an Australian nursery.

Philodendron Moonlight Care: How To Grow Lime Philodendrons

Philodendron Moonlight Care: How To Grow Lime Philodendrons

New Philodendron (fil-oh-DEN-dron) hybrids come out every year. But with Philodendron ‘Moonlight’ there is something special.This evergreen, clumping cultivar goes by the common name lime Philodendron. Why? Its leaves, and new growth sport a bright yellow-green chartreuse color. This color barely fades over time.