General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled 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 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Philodendron speciosum x Philodendron bipinnatifidum

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Common names
  • Tree Philodendron
Also sold as:
  • Philodendron x evansii

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Location: Leu Gardens Orlando, FL zone 9b
Date: 2024-04-22
Thaumatophyllum x evansii leaf size
Location: Orlando, FL zone 9b
Date: 2024-04-22
Thaumatophyllum x evansii  Leu Gardens
Location: Fountain Valley, Calif 
Date: 2005-05-10
Spath
Location: Fountain Valley, Calif
Date: 2011-12-04
old plant
Location: Miami, FL
Date: 2014-12
Fairchild gardens
Location: Fountain Valley, Calif
Date: 2005-04-17
young plant
Location: Coastal San Diego County
Location: Miami, FL
Date: 2014-12
Fairchild gardens
Location: Balboa Park Arboretum, San Diego, Ca.
Date: 2015-01-12
Location: Balboa Park Arboretum, San Diego, Ca. 
Date: 2015-01-12
Location: Balboa Park Arboretum, San Diego, Ca. 
Date: 2015-01-12
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new species? by Strever Jan 3, 2018 2:10 PM 5

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