Syngonium is a great looking elegant and versatile houseplant which needs only modest care.Its foliage attractive color will add up the beauty in your house and have the ability to cleanse the air you breathe.
Syngonium plant belongs to the family Araceae. Syngonium pink is a perfect house plant. The five-lobed shape of Syngonium leaves represents the five Feng Shui elements water, fire, earth, wood and metal. Thus it perfectly balances Yin and yang positive energy.
Syngonium pink is easy to care for plant that is well adapted to indoor environments.
As a young plant, its leaves start out heart-shaped, then gradually become arrowhead shaped as it matures. Its dark-green leaves have silvery white, green or pink or cream variegation color leaves make this a decorative and popular house plant.Syngonium is an excellent air purifier plant that removes harmful chemicals from the environment.
12 inch (30 cm)
6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
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Natural indirect / artificial bright light is ideal for Syngonium plant growth.
The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
Do not overwater the plant.
As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Application of Fertilizer
Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
During the main growing season (Feb to May, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.
Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
keep away from the AC Vents.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
Keep the plant in Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
Natural indirect/artificial bright light.
Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
18 to 30 degree Celsius
Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.
Syngonium special feature
Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.
Used as a houseplant for its beautiful foliage
Frequently Asked Questions
How to care Syngonium plant?
Syngonium plants are very easy to care; Morning sunlight of 1-3 hours a day is ideal and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day and well drained, fertile and nutrient rich soil. Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml)of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Apply organic fertilizer once a month and immediately give water after applications of fertilizer. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Is Syngonium a Philodendron?
No, Syngonium is not a Philodendron, but its common name is Syngonium Philodendron because of its similar growth character(same family Araceae)
How to grow Syngonium plant?
You can grow Syngonium plant in indirect natural /artificial bright light in well drained ,fertile and nutrient rich soil.
Syngonium plant is very low maintenance and easy to grow plant and you can grow Syngonium in pot, hanging basket or even in soil also.
Why is my Syngonium turning yellow?
The yellowing of Syngonium leaves may be due to over watering or lack of moisture in the pot that leads to yellowing of leaves.
When to water Syngonium?
You can apply water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
When to plant Syngonium?
Syngonium prefer warm and humid condition to grow. So, plant Syngonium in moist soil in the spring and summer season and keep the soil continuously moist.
Does Syngonium need sunlight?
Syngonium plant need indirect natural/artificial bright light.
How to make Syngonium more pink?
You can make your Syngonium more pink if you avoid direct exposure to sunlight, and place it near the east facing window at your location.
How to repot Syngonium?
Choose a slightly larger pot with drainage hole and Cover the drainage holes with something that will allow water to pass through.
Remove the plant from its current pot and prune the rootball if necessary then place the plant in new pot.
Once you've placed the plant in the new pot, you'll want to put soil into the pot around the rootball. Don't overfill the pot - the soil line should be about 1 inch below the top of the pot.
Finally water it.
Is Syngonium poisonous to humans?
All parts of the plant are poisonous and contain calcium oxalate crystals, So if eaten it may cause irritation or burning sensation of the lips, tongue and throat followed by swelling.
Do Syngonium climb?
Yes, Syngonium will climb if they are provided with high humidity, misting, and also support such as a tree trunk, moss stick etc.
How to make Syngonium bushy?
You can make Syngonium more bushy by pruning the plant tips within 8-10 inches of the soil line or pinch off the growing tips 3-4 times a year.
Is Syngonium a creeper?
Yes, Syngonium will act as creeper if provided with some support or otherwise it can grown as ground cover vine.
Why is my Syngonium dying?
It is mainly due to over watering and low humidity,so make sure that your pot should have drainage hole and water it when the top 1-2 inch of the soil feels dry to touch.
Is Syngonium good for indoors?
Yes, Growing Syngonium indoor gives a good lush green look to the indoor environment and also purify the indoor air.
Can you split Syngonium?
Yes, you can split Syngonium plant from its base of roots where multiple stem are available for propagation purpose.
Can Syngonium grow in water?
Yes, Syngonium can grow in water if it is trained to grow in water from the intial days. Syngonium cuttings can easily grown in water.
When to repot Syngonium?
You can repot your Syngonium if you observe that, the roots are growing through the drainage hole at the bottom of the planter and if roots are pushing the plant up, out of the planter.
If plant is growing slower than normal (different than dormant) and if plant is extremely top heavy, and falls over easily.
Is Syngonium a perennial?
Yes, Syngonium is perennial, evergreen woody vines.
How fast do Syngoniums grow?
Syngonium grow at very fast rate if the plant is provided with balance nutrient rich fertilizer and moisture. They can increase in more height if supported with moss stick, tree trunk etc.
What is Syngonium podophyllum?
Syngonium podophyllum is a species of aroid and commonly grown as evergreen indoor foliage plant and other common name includes arrowhead plant, arrowhead vine, arrowhead Philodendron etc.
How to grow Syngonium in water?
You can grow Syngonium in water only if you trained it to grow in water from the intial days. Otherwise you can take the cuttings of Syngonium with at least 2-3 leaf and grow in water.
Is Syngonium air purifier?
Yes, Syngonium is an excellent air purifier and it removes benzene and formaldehyde from the indoor environment.
Is Syngonium plant poisonous?
All parts of the plant are poisonous and contain calcium oxalate crystals, So if eaten it may cause irritation or burning sensation of the lips, tongue and throat followed by swelling
Is Syngonium indoor plant?
Yes, it is a indoor plant, but requires indirect natural/artificial bright light.
How to grow Syngonium from cuttings?
Syngonium easily propagated by cuttings, cut off the stem with 1-2 node and at least 1-2 leaves and you can keep it in water or straight into potting compost, both have good success rate.
Do Syngonium flower?
Yes, it flower but very rarely.
Why is my Syngonium drooping?
The main reason for drooping of Syngonium is lack of moisture in the soil. Apply water when the top soil(1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Does Syngonium like humidity?
Syngonium prefer as much humidity as it can get and it perform good growth and development in medium and high humidity.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.