Heartleaf Philodendron

General Information
Common Name Heartleaf Philodendron
Family Araceae
Genus Philodendron
Species scandens oxycardium
Origin Tropical America
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Ground Cover,Hanging Basket

Plant in Photo
Container Size 10 in
Plant Height (photo) 10-12 in
Width 12-15 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 04 in-10 in
Heights 10 in-12 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi

Care Basics
Water Use Low
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Low Light Tolerated

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 55 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 100 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 300 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug
Most Common Disease Problem Erwinia,Rhizoctonia aerial blight,Rhizoctonia leaf spot,Phytophthora leaf spot,Southern blight