This sprawling green aroid with beautiful ridged leaves will add interest to any corner of your home.
Common Names: Split-Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Hope Plant, Philo Selloum
Growth: Upwards, clumping. Old leaves naturally fall off
Light: Bright, indirect
Foot Candles: 100 - 250
Water: Keep evenly moist
Humidity: 30% - 70%
Temperature: 15°C - 30°C
Soil: Regular potting mix
Height: Approx. 5'
Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly
Propagation: Stem cuttings, removal of offsets
Interiorscape Use: Large potted plant, atrium, large living wall
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Pests can hide in the petioles or the emerging rolled up leaves. Root rot when sitting in water. Leaves will brown at tips when root bound.
Comments: Typically known as Philodendron selloum or bipinnatifidum, as it was only recently botanically changed to Thaumatophyllum. Very similar to other philodendrons and monsteras but will grow taller with more of a tree shape.
Toxicity: Intense burning and swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat, difficulty speaking. Nausea, vomiting, drooling, and diarrhea may also occur. Frequent contact with sap may cause skin irritation.
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