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Syngonium podophyllum - Arrowhead Vine


Light

Prefers bright, indirect light, but tolerates low light well
Soil

Well drained
Water

Let potting mix dry slightly between waterings
Habit

A true vine, can grow from 30 inches (76.2 cm) to 6 feet (1.8 m) if you allow it to
Flowers

No
Possible Problems

Overwatering leads to stem rot. Spider mites, aphids, mealybugs, and scale are possible


Comments:

Very hardy and easy to grow houseplant that requires minimal care. Prune to control form. The 2-6 inch (5.08-15.24 cm) leaves range from solid green to shades of green with white, pink, or yellow markings. To encourage compact growth, arrowhead vines need plenty of light. In lower light it will lose its compact form. For best color of the leaves, give plenty of light as it makes the variegation more pronounced. In dim light, you will see mostly green leaves with no pattern. Perfers temperatures between 60-90 degrees F (15.5-32.2 C), but it will tolerate a wide range of temperatures from 40 degrees F (4.4 C) to more than 100 degrees F (37.8 C). Makes a nice hanging basket for indoor or outdoor living areas. Feed monthly during the spring and summer months with a soluble fertilizer. Not a heavy feeder.


 






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