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Philodendron selloum (Philodendron, Split Leaf)

Philodendron, Split Leaf

Philodendron selloum

This tropical Brazilian native is semi-hardy for southern Texas; with large glossy leaves growing off a large unbranching stem that sprawls along the ground. The leaves are up to three feet in length, dissected into many large lobes with slight ruffles. It will reach heights of ten feet in warm climates, or dies back in colder only to return if protected sufficiently.

The bloom isn’t really noticeable; it emerges from the base only one foot in height, a modified leaf with a hood, with a club-shaped base in the middle being the flower.

Philodendron appreciates moist, well drained soils and does not tolerate drought conditions at all. It should be placed in the landscape with consideration of the directly the stem can grow. 

Tropical Accent
Shade Specimen
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Height

8-10 Feet

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Spread

8-10 Feet

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Philodendron selloum

Sap can irritate skin. 
Plant itself is poisonous.  


USDA Hardiness Zone 8b

Available Sizes:

Item Description
PHI-SEL-05 PHILODENDRON,SELLOUM
PHI-SEL-15 PHILODENDRON,SELLOUM

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
High
Exposure
Part Shade to Full Shade
Habit
Evergreen
Water Needs
Medium