This Product Contains
|1||Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl – Plant|
|2||4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot|
About Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl
Syngonium plant belongs to the family Araceae. Syngonium Podophyllum silver pearl 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 for plant that is well adapted to indoor environments. As a young plant, its start out heart-shaped, then gradually become arrowhead shaped as it matures. It’s silvery white or cream variation 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||8 inch (20 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Silver Pearl, Nephthytis, Arrowhead plant, Arrowhead vine, Arrowhead philodendron.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 60 centimeters|
|Bloom Time||Rarely bloom.|
Planting And Care
- 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.
Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl Care
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:
|Sunlight||Natural indirect/artificial bright light.|
|Watering||Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil||Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature||18 to 30 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.|
Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl Special Feature
Excellent air purifier plant according to NASA.
Syngonium Podophyllum Silver Pearl 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.