- Botanical name: Philodendron xanadu
- Family: Araceae
- Plant Type: Conservatory, House plant, Evergreen
- Key features:
- Dramatic foliage
Philodendrons are a large genus of rainforest shrubs and climbers, all with attractive and often dramatic foliage, that make excellent houseplants.
Philodendron xanadu is a large plant with dramatic leaves that form at the ends of the stems. It will tolerate shade, so is a good choice for a shady corner. Keep the compost moist from spring to autumn and water more sparingly in winter.
Keep the leaves of Philodendron xanadu free of dust and looking shiny but wiping with a damp cloth, placing under a tepid shower or putting outside in the rain during summer. Repot or top dress with fresh compost every spring.
How to grow Philodendron xanadu
- Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade, partial shade
Philodendron xanadu and wildlife
Philodendron xanadu has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.
Is Philodendron xanadu poisonous?
Philodendron xanadu can be toxic.
Toxic to Cats
Toxic to Dogs
No reported toxicity to Birds
No reported toxicity to Horses
No reported toxicity to Livestock
No reported toxicity to People