Split-leaf Philodendron Xanadun

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Philodendron Bipinnatifidum, Split-leaf Philodendron, Philodendron Selloum, Tree Philodendron
Mature Height 3-4 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Partial Sun/Shade
Temperature Tolerance 60-85°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 6-12 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

Experience the tropical charm of the Split-leaf Philodendron (Philodendron Bipinnatifidum). Known for its large, deeply lobed leaves that create a dramatic, feathery effect, this philodendron variety emanates a lush, jungle-like vibe, instantly transporting any space to the heart of the rainforest.

How to Grow

Originating from the South American rainforests, the Split-leaf Philodendron thrives in bright, indirect light but can also adapt to medium light conditions. It cherishes a humid environment and a well-draining soil mix rich in organic matter. While best suited for USDA zones 9-11, it is primarily cultivated indoors, allowing its grandeur to be appreciated in diverse climates.

Sizing

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Care Tips

Water the Split-leaf Philodendron when the top layer of soil begins to feel dry, ensuring you avoid over-watering to prevent root rot. Due to its large leaf surface, it benefits from periodic cleaning with a soft, damp cloth to maintain its luster and aid in photosynthesis. If indoor air is dry, consider misting the plant or using a humidifier to replicate its natural habitat.

Uses

With its expansive, intricate foliage, the Split-leaf Philodendron serves as an awe-inspiring focal point in living rooms, spacious offices, or atriums. Its presence evokes a sense of tranquility and connection to nature, making it a beloved choice for plant enthusiasts and interior decorators alike.

Planting Tips

When potting, select a container with good drainage to prevent water-logging. A soil mix designed for philodendrons or a blend of potting soil and perlite will ensure optimal growth. When positioning the plant, ensure its roots are well-covered, but be cautious not to bury the stem too deeply.

Maintenance

Given its rapid growth and expansive leaf span, occasional pruning can help manage its size and shape. Trim away any yellow or damaged leaves to keep the plant looking vibrant. As it matures, consider providing a support structure for its aerial roots.

Pests and Diseases

Be vigilant for pests such as aphids, mealybugs, or spider mites. Address any infestations promptly with insecticidal soaps or neem oil. Proper care and good air circulation can help the plant resist most fungal and bacterial diseases.

Sizing

Discover our premium offering: the "Grower's Pick.” This exceptional plant selection stands out as the most sizable option available, featuring the tallest and most robust plant we can ship. Each “Grower’s Pick” is meticulously chosen for its advanced maturity, ensuring a developed root structure for superior growth and vitality.

Note: The Split-leaf Philodendron, while a visual delight, possesses leaves that can be toxic when ingested. It's essential to place it in areas away from curious pets and children.

 

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