This Product Contains
|1||Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly – Plant|
|2||4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly
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. It’s 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.
|Plant Height||10 inch (25 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||White Butterfly, Arrowhead plant, Arrowhead vine, African evergreen.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 60 centimeters.|
|Bloom Time||Rarely flowers|
|Difficulty Level||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.
- The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Syngonium plant.
- Water 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 Fertilizer
- During 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.
- When 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.
- 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.
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:
|Sunlight||Bright indirect light.|
|Temperature||18 to 30 degrees Celsius.|
|Fertilizer||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
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 plants 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 topsoil (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 the Syngonium plant?
You can grow the 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 a pot, hanging basket, or even in the soil also.
Why is my Syngonium turning yellow?
The yellowing of Syngonium leaves may be due to overwatering or lack of moisture in the pot that leads to yellowing of leaves.
When to water Syngonium?
You can apply water when the topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.
When to plant Syngonium?
Syngonium prefers 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 plants need indirect natural/artificial bright light.
How to make Syngonium pinker?
You can make your Syngonium pinker 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 a 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 a 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.
Does 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 bushier 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 grow as ground cover vine.
Why is my Syngonium dying?
It is mainly due to overwatering and low humidity, so make sure that your pot should have a 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 purifies the indoor air.
Can you split Syngonium?
Yes, you can split the Syngonium plant from its base of roots where multiple stems are available for propagation purposes.
Can Syngonium grow in water?
Yes, Syngonium can grow in water if it is trained to grow in water from the initial days. Syngonium cuttings can easily be grown in water.
When to re-pot Syngonium?
You can re-pot 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 the plant is growing slower than normal (different than dormant) and if the 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 a very fast rate if the plant is provided with balanced 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 an evergreen indoor foliage plant and other common name includes arrowhead plant, arrowhead vine, arrowhead Philodendron, etc.
How to grow Syngonium in the water?
You can grow Syngonium in water only if you trained it to grow in water from the initial 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 a Syngonium an indoor plant?
Yes, it is an 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 nodes and at least 1-2 leaves and you can keep it in water or straight into potting compost, both have a good success rate.
Do Syngonium flowers?
Yes, it flowers but very rarely.
Why is my Syngonium drooping?
The main reason for the drooping of Syngonium is the lack of moisture in the soil. Apply water when the topsoil(1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Does Syngonium like humidity?
Syngonium prefers as much humidity as it can get and it performs good growth and development in medium and high humidity.