PlantsPhilodendrons→Philodendron (Philodendron bipennifolium 'Gordon's Gold')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Philodendron
Give a thumbs up Fiddle Leaf Philodendron

Also sold as:
Gordons Gold

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 12 +10 °C (50 °F) to +15.6 °C (60 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 8 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Other: Aureated
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: Developed by rare plant breeder Dave Gordon in 1978.


Posted by ShadyGreenThumb (North of Houston TX - Zone 9a) on Aug 19, 2012 4:18 PM

Houseplant or outdoors in mild/tropical temperatures. Provide winter protection.

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