How to grow Arrowhead plant

Arrowhead plant growing herbaceous vine epiphyte of the genus Syngonium also known as Arrowhead philodendron or Syngonium podophyllum, Arrowhead plant perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant water plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11b+.

Leaves color green can be variegate green with pink, yellow or white.

Arrowhead plant flowers

Flower color white with big stem with green stamen that looks like linear ice pop bracts are the showy part in the plant.

Bracts color can be: white to cream.

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Requirements for Arrowhead plant growing and care:

Humidity, more than 15C (better grow more than 18C), can grow as air plant or water plant

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stems

Size of the plant?
1-10 m, 3-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming season

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
White flowers with big stem with green stamen that looks like linear ice pop bracts are the showy part in the plant and the color white to cream

Scientific name:

Syngonium podophyllum

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