Philodendron Burle Marx, Philodendron Burle Marx

Philodendron Burle Marx

Philodendron Burle Marx
Family: Araceae
Origin: South America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ft plantVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeShadeModerate waterEpiphyte plantOrnamental foliageSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Burle Marx is an easy to grow, prehistoric looking, low growing variety of Philodendron well suited for interiorscapes, containers and tropical landscape mass plantings. The jungle green, elliptical leaves are thick and leather-like and arranged in a upright formation. Burle Marx makes a wonderful border or ground cover plant. An Incredibly Easy Growing Ground Cover!

Can be grown indoors or out, and will be a lush and resilient addition to your garden. This plant has shiny, slender, bright green, heart-shaped leaves and reddish stems. Used as a ground cover, it will grow in a clump about 2 feet tall. If planted against a tree, it will climb vertically up the trunk. Prefers partial sun and moderate soil moisture, tolerates more sun than other philodendrons, and once established, tolerates mild drought.

Native to the tropical jungles of Brazil, this philodendron is named for the eminent Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx who championed the use of native plants in modern landscape design.

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Philodendron x Burle Marx Albo Variegata

Burle Marx Albo is one of the most spectacular variegated philodendrons with leaves that vary in color from all white to mottled pink and green, even the vines on these extremely variegated plants are either white, yellow, or striped with green. This plant is an excellent conversation piece for the collectors garden.
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Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
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6"/1 gal pot
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