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Ceriman, cut-leaf philodendron, Mexican bread fruit

Monstera deliciosa, Philodendron pertusum

Plants of Home and Garden, Trees and Shrubs

Grow from stem cuttings, each with one leaf, planting these with aerial roots immediately at soil surface. Keep lightly shaded and moist, grow in rich and well-drained soil, humidity-loving. Zone 10

Large plants require very ample vertical room; aerial roots need a solid mat of sphagnum moss to grow into, held by chicken wire, which is occasionally fertilized and kept moist. For large, impressive split leaves, remove and pot the top shoots of mature plants. Reproduce also by air or simple layering

Elephant's ear (Philodendron domesticum)
Heart-leaf philodendron, parlour ivy, parlor ivy (Philodendron scandens oxycardium)

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