Description for Syngonium Green
A twining vine with clasping aerial roots and long creeping runners that root at nodes, reaching 0.6m height if creeping on the ground without support. Velvety green, with off-white to silvery feather-variegation in the centre and along major veins. Margins crenate. Younger leaves more boldly-variegated, oval to arrowhead in shape.
Flowers: Small, creamy-white, aggregated along finger-like spadix, with greenish hood-like spathe and bulbous base. Blooming is infrequent, typically observed in older climbing plants. Fruits: Fleshy clustered berries.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Green Syngonium||Creamy-White||Rarely flowers ornamental||Up to 24 inches||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Tropical plant native to Costa Rica. It is easily grown is a houseplant 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.
|Full sun to partial shade||Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils||Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater||18 to 30 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Syngonium Green
- Use well-drained but moisture-retaining media.
- Prune back periodically, if shrub form is preferred.
- Propagate by stem cuttings and runners.
Typical uses of Syngonium Green
Special features: Foliage
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used as an ornamental plant for its beautiful foliage.
Medicinal use: NA