Philodendron cordatum in the Philodendrons Database

Botanical names:
Philodendron cordatum Accepted
Arum cordatum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Leaves: Evergreen
Deciduous
Other: Leaf midribs and basal ribs are marked with purplish-red spots/splotches. Leaves become deciduous during periods of dryness.
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
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
Cuttings: Cane
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2017-01-30
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-25Juvenile form.
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-25Juvenile form.
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-23
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-25
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-23
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up
Location: Atlantic Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, SE BrazilDate: 2016-12-23
By bonitin
Give a thumbs up

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Identification help please. by Paul0592 Aug 1, 2017 10:03 AM 3
Show off your houseplants!! by radishgirl Aug 11, 2018 11:05 AM 236
Looking for help with Philodendron identification. by plantladylin Apr 27, 2014 2:01 PM 25
Genus Philodendron. Species? by KAMasud Nov 18, 2012 12:11 PM 27
Terracotta container art. by KAMasud Nov 17, 2012 2:54 PM 46
Philodendron for ID please by bonitin Dec 12, 2011 11:44 PM 10

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Philodendrons Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Philodendrons (Philodendron)

« The Philodendrons Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "Surviving a Harsh Winter"