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. The leaves will be arrow-shaped rather than the adult lobed style.
||Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly - Plant
||4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
||4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (White)
Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly plant 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 energy and encourages positive chi or energy.
Syngonium podophyllum white butterfly is easy to care 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 whiter creating a contrasting green 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%
||White Butterfly, Arrowhead plant, Arrowhead vine, African evergreen.
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 60 centimete
||Easy to grow.
Planting and care
Keep the plant indoor in bright indirect light.Protect the Syngonium plant from direct sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Syngonium plant. WateringWater the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Do not overwater the plant.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the Syngonium plant with organic fertilizer once a month.Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Re-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.For re-potting procedure click here
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Plant ProtectionRemove 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.
Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.Keep the plant in indirect bright light.Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
||Bright indirect light.
||18 to 30 degrees Celsius.
||Use any organic fertilizer.
Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly special feature
Syngonium is an excellent air purifier plant.
Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly uses
- Used as a houseplant for its beautiful foliage