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Elephant Ear Philodendron, Spade Leaf Phillodendron
Philodendron domesticum


Broad, heart-shaped leaves on thick petioles;leaves up to 2 feet long and medium green in color and has a waxy covering to the leaf surface.

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: medium foliage pot plant

Exposure: low

Flower Color: White to green, not attractive

Blooming Period:

Height: Depends on the environment

Width: 2-3 feet

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: This coarse textured plant makes an excellent low light massing plant; may climb pillars to considerable height or used to drape from a large basket. Allow to dry between waterings.


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