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Spathiphyllum
Scientific Name: Spathiphyllum wallisi Regel
Synonym:
Family: Araceae
Spathiphyllum (Spathiphyllum  wallisi) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 25-27
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Tender, will survive in Phoenix in a protected area.

Heat Tolerance: No direct sun in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: Panama

Growth Habits: Perennial, 20 inches to 4 feet tall (50 cm to 1.2 m) depending on variety

Watering Needs: Abundant water, spathiphyllums are frequently used as aquarium plants.

Propagation: Seeds, division, tissue culture


Spathiphyllums are very popular house plants. They are easy to care for, and their blossoms last a long time.

Cultural Practices:
Spathiphyllums do better with an acid media. Fertilize frequently. Many cultivars are sensitive to lack of magnesium which make the leaf edges turn yellow. Iron deficiency can be caused by a soil that is not acid enough, or too cold.

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