Is there a way to ID this philo

markparsons435(6b)May 1, 2013

So I know what I've got

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asleep_in_the_garden

Philodendron bipinnatifidum more than likely...

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 7:02PM
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markparsons435(6b)

Thanks!

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 9:29PM
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asleep_in_the_garden

You bet! :)

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 9:41PM
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stewartsjon

Philodendron bipinnatifidum or Philo Selloum.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 5:08AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Looking at the leaf tips, I'd think it was 'Xanadu.' Any tips for distinguishing between bipinnatifidum from Xanadu? From what I've seen, the bip leaves usually end in a thin point while the X leaves usually end in a 3-point section. Is that a correct observation?

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 9:41AM
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asleep_in_the_garden

A three point section...hmmmmm...

Looking at one of my bips here next to me it's kinda fitting that exact description. There is no way that thing is a xanadu,..WAY too big! LOL

I like to think of a xanadu as a bip in miniature. :)

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 12:46AM
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tropicbreezent

I agree, definitely P. bipinnatifidum. Xanadu is smaller, has more lobes and the leaf blade is more elongate. Funnily enough, neither of them grow too well here, too warm for them.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 8:39AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Thanks to both for setting me straight!

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 8:47AM
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Stush2049 Pitts. PA, zone 6

I believe you got 'Hope'. BipinnatifidumIt smaller cousin. It grows too big for me so I gave mine to Mike and I kept the Xanadu. It is way smaller growing. I have both Yellow and regular green.
Stush

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 4:47PM
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