Velvet Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum) in the Philodendrons Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
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
Layering
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

'Micans' cultivar.

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Posted by plantladylin (Florida - Zone 9b) on Sep 7, 2012 11:12 AM

One of my favorite Philodendrons, an easy grower for me that does well in bright or low light situations (no direct sun) with the soil kept barely moist but not soaking wet. I love the soft velvety heart shaped leaves on this particular Philodendron.

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