These magnificent, massive plants bring the look of the tropics to any yard. They will grow in sun but do best in a part sun to part or full shade area.
||Philodendron, Selloum - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
This plant works as a tropical shrub and may climb a nearby fence or tree.Selloum grows a trunk eventually though you will not see much of it when the leaves droop over each other in dense laye
These plants also work well in containers by the pool, on a patio or balcony, or even indoo
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Lacy tree philodendron, selloum
|Maximum Reachable Height
||8 to 10 feet
||It takes about 15-20 years for a Philodendron or Selloum to flower and it rarely flowers indoors
Planting and care
Add composted cow manure to the hole when you plant.No trimming is needed other than to remove an old leaf and stem.This plant can not be cut back to size, so make sure its ultimate height and width will work in your landscape.If cold damages an established selloum, it may die all the way back but send up new sprouts in spring.Water regularly but give time to dry out between watering. Philodendrons cannot take a wet area - they will rot.Fertilize 3 times a year - in spring, summer, and autumn - with a quality granular fertilizer.
Philodendron is a tropical plant that is usually grown in full sun, but can tolerate and adapt to deep shade.
It grows best in rich, moisture-retentive soil that can be slightly alkaline. However, it cannot tolerate high salt concentration in soil.
It is capable of supporting itself at massive heights by producing tree-like bases. However, it will exhibit epiphytic characteristics if given the opportunity to attach itself to a nearby supporting tree and climb upon it.
The trunk of this plant can send down many strong aerial roots that not only give support to the overall plant mass, but also serve to absorb water and nutrients from the