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Syngonium White Butterfly

Syngonium is photographed in an Eno Sand pot. The package contains a plant in a plastic pot.

About the plant:
Syngonium podophyllum is a climbing plant from the Araceae family. Their home is tropical South and Central America, especially Mexico and Brazil, where S. podophyllum is most abundant. The greatest diversity of species is in Panama and Costa Rica. This species of White Butterfly is characterized by its leaves that can resemble butterflies. They are dark green at the edge, gradually becoming lighter towards the center. In their homeland, they are considered invasive plants. They grow like creepers even in the crowns of other trees, their height can reach 10-20 meters. They form aerial roots and grow very quickly. In its youth, the plant does not need support, but during its life it begins to change its leaves to lobed and create climbing stems that may require support.

Syngonium podophyllum White Butterfly has green leaves with white iridescence. Depending on the light, its color can be darker or very light. The leaves can be colored differently and when young it can easily be confused with Syngonium Pixie or Arrow.

Difficulty: For beginners
Cleans the air: Yes
Pet Friendly: No
Suitable for hydroponics: Yes
Suitable for Kokedama: Yes

Approximate height of plant with pot: 30 cm
Flower pot diameter: 12 cm

Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.

More about syngonias we are wrote in our article .

svetlo Light

The plant needs enough diffused light for healthy growth. Avoid direct sunlight, which could burn the leaves. The ideal site is the north and east side near the windows or the west side with fading weak sunlight.

zalivka Watering

Water in 1-2 weeks, it prefers wetter soil. However, let the upper part of the substrate dry out between waterings. Overwatering could cause rotting of the roots.

vzduch Humidity

It is a tropical plant, so it requires dewing of the leaves.

mnozeni Propagation

Stem cuttings or top cuttings ideally in spring. Propagate 15 cm long top cuttings in water, transplant into soil after the roots appear.

problemy Common problems

  • Overwatering: Too much water can cause root rot, yellowing or leaf drop.
  • Cool and damp habitat: Root rot and poor growth.
  • Browning of the tips of the leaves: Little irrigation, too low air humidity, calcareous water.
  • Brown spots on leaves: Burn of leaves from direct sunlight.
  • Squirrels, woolly bugs - we deal with them with special sprays.
Syngonium White Butterfly

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