Philodendron Selloum Green is well known for its attracting dark green leaves. This is an easy to care, drought tolerant and low maintenance plant. This plant, however, likes to have bright indirect sunlight and water to moist the soil, although it does well in shades too. Shining Philodendron Bipinnatifidum is a fast-growing ornamental plant, which is mostly used for indoor landscaping. Leaves of the plant are large and grow up to 90cm long. In fact, these leaves are very deeply dissected into many wavy-margined lobes and held on long petioles. The upper surface is dark green and glossy, at the same time the inner side is lighter green in colour.
The genus Philodendron derives from the Greek word philodendros, which means loving trees. As the name suggests, this plant clings to tree trunks. If you want to surprise your loved ones with a valuable gift, Indoor Plants are a good choice. These plants not only helps to create a healthy as well as green environment but also helps to create a happy, relaxed, lively ambience in the home.
Scientific name: Philodendron bipinnatifidum, Philodendron selloum
Common names: Tree Philodendron, Philodendron selloum Atom, Cut-leaf Philodendron,
Benefits: Ornamental plant and it is capable to clean several types of airborne pollutants. NASA Clean Air Study reports aglaonema has the capacity to remove toxin from the air such as FORMALDEHYDE
Philodendron Selloum Green Plant care
Keep the plant where bright indirect sunlight receives.
- Light: Partial/Indirect Sunlight
- Soil: Damp soil, allow the soil to dry in between the waterings
- Water: Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
- Temperature: 15 to 18 °C
- Fertilizer: Fertilize with an organic fertilizer twice a month
- Propagation: By stem cuttings, air layering, or by offsets.
- Toxicity: Toxic to pets (contain calcium oxalate crystals)
Plant Division: Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Mode of Nutrition: Autotrophic
Plant Shape: Shrubby
Plant Size: Maximum height 6 m and plant spread 5 m.
Flower Colours: Purplish red
Flowering Habit: Epiphytic