Philodendron selloum for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental leaves but also for flowers, planting in early spring to autumn, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Philodendron selloum – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 8-11, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – average amount, light conditions – full sun to full shade, height: 1-5m, 3-16 feet.
Blooming in the spring to summer in beehive shaped flowers that appear in white-yellowish color.
Alternative names: Philodendron bipinnatifidum, Cheese plant, Philodendron hope, Lacy tree philodendron, horsehead philodendron
Location – bright indirect light, indoor take care the plant with receive bright light daily. Outdoor in a shaded location. As the leaves tend to face towards the ray of light, rotate the plant container regularly.
Soil – rich slightly alkaline soil, with a high humidity
Temperature – the minimum night temperature should be 15°C (59°F) and the day temperature should be around 20°C (68°F)
Propagation – from stem cuttings. Place the cut in water. From it will grow new roots.
Watering – water your plant when the soil is dry. Don’t let the pot stand in water, as it will cause the roots to rot.
Fertilizer – fertilize each month during the spring and the summer
Pruning – in order to control the size
Pest and diseases – Aphids, mealy bugs, scales, spider mites.
Toxicity – Poisonous to humans and to animals (level #3 toxicity). If eaten it will cause pain in the mouth with possible vomiting.