Philodendron scandens ssp oxycardium (Philodendron hederaceum)

COMMON NAME

Heartleaf philodendron

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

​Perhaps the most popular philodendron sold in commerce today. In its natural habitat, plants will grow to 20’ tall.  Features bright, glossy, heart-shaped, dark green leaves that may have a bronze tinge on emerging. Leaves on juvenile plants typically grow to 4” long, but increase in size up to 12” on mature plants.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Mexico, Central America, South America and parts of the Caribbean

NATIVE HABITAT

Rain forests

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

garden.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Philodendron scandens ssp oxycardium