Syngonium ( Red Green ) - Plant

If the juvenile foliage along with a more compact plant is preferred, cut off all the climbing stems that develop, this will keep it bushy and neat.
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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Syngonium

As a young plant, its leaves start out heart-shaped, then gradually become arrowhead shaped as it matures. The leaves will be arrow-shaped rather than the adult lobed style. Its dark-green leaves have silvery white or cream variation, making this a decorative and popular house plant.

Although it may be grown outdoors in some regions, the arrowhead plant is typically grown as a house plant.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Nephthytis, Arrowhead plant, Arrowhead vine, Arrowhead Philodendron, Goosefoot, African evergreen, American evergreen
Maximum Reachable Height 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

  • 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 repotted every second spring.
  • Syngonium 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
    Watering Keep the potting mix moist in summer, allowing the surface to dry out before watering again.
    Water less often in winter, letting the top half of the potting mix dry out.
    Soil Any good potting mix. Use a container with good drainage.
    Temperature Normal room temperatures. 60-75 degrees F/16-24 degrees C.
    Fertilizer Feed every 2 weeks from spring through fall with a balanced house plant fertilizer diluted to half the normal strength.
    In winter, feed monthly.

    Syngonium special feature

    As a house plant, it is typically grown for its attractive ornamental foliage which changes shape as the leaves mature.
    Juvenile leaves are ovate with heart-shaped bases and sometimes with silver variegation.

    Syngonium uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Hanging plant, twining or climbing, groundcover, potted plant when young
    • Display arrowhead plant alongside a group of other foliage plants or add it to a dish garden
    • Small plants mix well with compact peace lilies and English ivy because they require similar care

    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.


    Thursday, 23 January 2020

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Sunaina Raj

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    Can this grown in hot places.

    Narendra Kumar Sharma

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Absolutely superb in every way

    Mona ganjwala
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