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Need ID on cuttings

Posted by stephanie_kay 5a IL (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 4, 13 at 15:59

Was at Walmart this morning and they were going to toss some plants in the trash. I asked if I could have a cutting of this one. Could anyone give me the name of it? Leave are green and feel velvety, red on underside.
I know I should know it but can't think of it.


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RE: Need ID on cuttings

Looks like a philodendron but don't know what kind. I'm sure someone else will be along shortly to tell you.


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RE: Need ID on cuttings

That is what I was thinking but didn't find it when I looked under philodendron's but looked again and added velvet and sure enough it is a Velvet Leaf Philodendron ( Philodendron scandens f. micans)
Thanks Will


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RE: Need ID on cuttings

Yes, Philodendron 'Micans.' The leaves on this one are much more delicate to mechanical injury and sensitive to direct sun than regular heart-leaf. Nice haul! When you get a chance, look at your plant back-lit. The leaves can look like they're neon, glowing.


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