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Philodendron scandens

English name: Heart-leaf philodendron

Latin name: Philodendron scandens

Family: Arum - Araceae

Origin: Central and South America

This philodendron is a creeping vine in its natural environment, growing up to 6m long. The leaves are a dark green colour, shiny and heart-shaped. In young plants they reach a length of 10 cm.;  in older specimens, even 30 cm. The flowers are greenish-white. This species is grown in Poland as a potted, hanging or (if support is provided) climbing plant.

Philodendron scandens