Philodendron Super Atom is hardy, drought-tolerant and a low maintenance air purifier houseplant which does not require to be fed or watered frequently. Its name derives from the two Greek words Philo + dendron, philo meaning in English is love tree.
Philodendron bipinnatifidum or Philodendron selloum is native to South America. Philodendron selloum is a synonym for this species and common names are Super Atom, Lacy Tree Philodendron or Horsehead Philodendron. The Super Atom has leathery dark green leaves that are lobed and have a gentle ruffle. The Super Atom like a warm climate, but prefer a shaded position, with bright indirect sunlight. They have great uses including offices and homes and patios. once more mature they will tolerate a protected position in the garden. Philodendrons were part of NASA clean cir study and found effective in improving indoor air quality by removing formaldehyde.