TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA

Philodendron sp., Guacamayo, Papaya de Monte. Philodendron mamei
Philodendron mamei

Philodendron sp.

Guacamayo, Papaya de Monte
Family: Araceae
Origin: Tropical America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeShadeModerate waterRegular waterOrnamental foliage

Most Philodendrons are native to the jungles of tropical America, and as such, prefer the medium light intensity they would have on the jungle floor. They will tolerate low light, but if there is too little light, the new leaves will develop smaller, and farther apart on the stem. On the other hand, direct sunlight will burn the foliage, and stunt the growth of the plant.

Keep the soil evenly moist, but allow it to dry out between waterings. Propagation is by stem cuttings, or air layering, or by offsets, depending on the type of philodendron grown.

Species and varieties:

Philodendron 'Anderson Red'

Philodendron 'Ace of Spades'

Philodendron barrosoanum

Philodendron bipinnatifidum

Philodendron 'Birkin'

Philodendron 'Bloody Mary'

Philodendron 'Burle Marx'

Philodendron cordatum

Philodendron dodsonii

Philodendron domesticum

Philodendron 'Emerald Prince'

Philodendron erubescens

Philodendron fibrosum

Philodendron 'Florida'

Philodendron giganteum

Philodendron glaziovii

Philodendron gloriosum

Philodendron goeldii

Philodendron 'Golden Goddess'

Philodendron 'Green Congo'

Philodendron 'Green Princess'

Philodendron hastatum

Philodendron hederaceum

Philodendron holtonianum

Philodendron 'Imperial Gold'

Philodendron lacerum

Philodendron 'Lynette'

Philodendron 'McColley's Finale'

Philodendron mamei

Philodendron 'McDowell'

Philodendron melanoneuron

Philodendron 'Moonlight'

Philodendron 'Painted Lady'

Philodendron pedatum

Philodendron perplexum

Philodendron 'Pink Princess'

Philodendron pinnatifidum

Philodendron 'Prince of Orange'

Philodendron 'Ring of Fire'

Philodendron rugosum

Philodendron sagittifolium

Philodendron squamiferum

Philodendron scandens

Philodendron sharoniae

Philodendron 'Spartacus'

Philodendron speciosum

Philodendron squamiferum

Philodendron stenolobum

Philodendron verrucosum

Philodendron warszewiczii

Philodendron 'White Princess'

Philodendron xanadu


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