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Syngonium Podophyllum is a slow-growing tropical vine native to tropical parts of Mexico, Central America and Brazil.

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6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (White)

Description for Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl (Small)

Plant height: 2 – 4 inches
Plant spread: 3 – 5 inches

As a young plant, its leaves start out heart-shaped, then gradually become arrowhead shaped as it matures. Its leaves have silvery white or cream variation, making this a decorative and popular houseplant. Although it may be grown outdoors in some regions, the arrowhead plant is typically grown as a house plant.

Common name(s): Silver pearl, Nephthytis, Arrowhead plant, Arrowhead vine, Arrowhead philodendron, Goosefoot
Flower colours: Greenish white
Bloom time: Rarely flowers indoors
Max reachable height: 3 to 6 ft
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

It is easily grown is a house plant in warm, humidified areas. Prefers bright indirect light. Protect from direct sun. May be grown on a moss pole or in a hanging basket. Best grown in a soil-based potting mix.
Water regularly during the growing season, but reduce watering from fall to late winter. Likes high humidity, so consider sitting plant in a humidified room or place pot on a tray of wet pebbles.

Sunlight: Bright, filtered light or Part shade.
Soil: Any good potting mix. Use a container with good drainage.
Water: Keep the potting mix moist in summer, allowing the surface to dry out before watering again. Water lesser often in winter, letting the top half of the potting mix dry out.
Temperature: Normal room temperatures. 16 to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer: Feed every 2 weeks from spring through fall with a balanced houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the normal strength. In winter, feed monthly.

Caring for Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl

  • Arrowhead plant care requires humid conditions, especially during dry winter months.
  • Mist the plant daily or place its container on a tray filled with pebbles and water to increase humidity for optimal growth.
  • Keep them away from direct sunlight, as this will cause the arrowhead plant to burn or bleach.
  • The arrowhead plant root structure is quite extensive, spreading and growing to the point of becoming invasive in the wild.
  • Even within a contained environment, because of arrowhead plant root structure, the plant should be reported every second spring.

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Scientific name

Syngonium

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