A picture of a Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Philodendron angustisectum

Philodendron elegans-yercaud-salem-India by Yercaud-elango (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

2m

4m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Philodendron elegans-BSI-yercaud-salem-India
Philodendron.elegans

Cut-Leaved Philodendron Overview

Philodendron angustisectum is an evergreen climber capable of reaching a height of 8m and a spread of around 2m wide. It climbs through the use of aerial roots and is also known by the name cut-leaved philodendron. It has large, glossy green foliage measuring around 60cm long which is divided pinnately into narrow, spreading lobes. Mature plants may produce pink-tinged, green flowering spathes around 15cm long.

Common problems with Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Generally disease free but can suffer scale insects.

How to harvest Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Seed

Cuttings

Take stem tip or leaf bud cuttings.

Special features of Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Cut-Leaved Philodendron

Grown as a house plant in conservatories and used to provide tropical looking architectural interest in offices.