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Palm Garden / Walkways

Philodendron 'Burle Marx'

Philodendron erubescens​​

  • ​​Common Name: Philodendron Species
  • Scientific Name: Philodendron 'Burle Marx'
  • Family Name: Araceae
  • Origin: Brazil
  • Height: 2’
  • Width: 2’ – 3’
  • Growth: fast
  • Zone: 10B - 11
  • Light Needs: Sun to partial shade/light shade
  • Salt Tolerance:  none
  • Soil/PH/Texture: prefer moist soils with high organic matter, acidic – mildly acidic (pH 5.6 – 6.5)
  • Soil Moisture: average water needs
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Pests/Diseases: no major pests or diseases of concern
  • Growing Conditions: easy to grow and low maintenance
  • Characteristics: grown for its prehistoric looking foliage, has jungle green elliptical thick leaves, and leather-like and arranged in an upright formation.
  • Propagation: by stem cuttings or air layering
  • Wildlife: unknown
  • Facts: can cause skin irritation or allergic reaction and is poisonous if ingested.
  • Designer Considerations: use as a groundcover, border, ground cover, mass plantings, as a houseplant, or as a container plant on your patio or deck.
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Philodendron 'Burle Marx'