PlantsPhilodendrons→Black Gold Philodendron (Philodendron melanochrysum)

Botanical names:
Philodendron melanochrysum Accepted
Philodendron andreanum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip


Photo gallery:

Posted by pniksch (Rockwall, TX - Zone 8a) on Apr 18, 2013 9:52 PM

Beautiful, large velvety leaves

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Absolutely beautiful by Cecy Mar 20, 2019 5:54 AM 2
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