The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Rhaphidophora

Family: Araceae.

Rhaphidophora decursiva Schott (Scindapsus decursivus Schott). Rhaphidophora celatocaulis (N. E. Br.) F. Knoll.
Rhaphidophora Genus of about 60 species of evergreen root climbers and trailers from woodland in tropical S. and S.E. Asia and the Pacific islands. Rhaphidophora is like a Philodendron, but it is an unusual plant. Rhaphidophora
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Average warmth in summer - minimum 60F in winter.Semi-shade or bright light. Keep well away from direct sunlight. Water sparingly in winter. For the rest of thr year water thoroughly. Misting is necessary. Never use a coarse spray. In spring or summer pot up basal shoots with a few leaves and roots attached. Air layering is an alternative. Sow seed at 64-70 F (18-21 C) in spring.

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