Category: Gardening

Split Leaf Philodendron (philodendron bipinnatifidum)

Split Leaf Philodendron (philodendron bipinnatifidum): This appears to be a split leaf philodendron, a large tropical plant that makes an excellent specimen plant indoors or outdoors where there is no frost Provide bright indirect light indoors or filtered light or shade outdoors and water when the top inch of soil is dry. Do not allow plant to sit in water as this may lead to root rot.


Philodendron (philodendron species): Your plant appears to be a Philodendron. It likes bright indirect light outdoors and moderate water. In pots, water only when the soil feels dry down to your first knuckle. Depending on the species and cultivar, the latex from the leaves and the stems/branches can be very irritating to the skin so be sure to wear protective gloves when handling. Prized for its attractive leaves. This is possibly a Heart-Leaf Philodendron.