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Big Leaf Philodendron

Philodendron selloum
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Semievergreen shrub with finely divided, shiny leaves that can get up to 3 feet long. Grows with broad, sprawling habit. Use as a large houseplant or in tropical landscapes.

Plant with Lilac.


  • Landscape Size: 15' tall, 15' wide
  • Light Requirement: Bright Indirect 
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 8b
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Broad, Sprawling
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Pet Friendly

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows well in enriched soil with good drainage. Provide partial to full shade outdoors. If indoors, keep it in bright light. Feed with water-soluble fertilizer. Protect from frost. 



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