Synogonium podophyllum

Botanical Name: Synogonium podophyllum

Phonetic: Sin-go-NEE-um Poe-Doe-FIE-lum

Common Name(s): Arrowhead Plant

Family: Araceae
Origin: Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia
Plant Type: Vine
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Pedate, arrow shaped
Number of Leaflets: 5-11
Leaf Color: New leaves have silver variegation and are heart-shaped, later leaves become pedate with leaflets
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Rarely flowers indoors
Flower Color(s): Greenish white

Exposure: Part shade, prefers bright indirect light, protect from direct sun
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 3-6 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium, reduce water in fall/winter
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, soft rot, bacterial leaf spot, mealybugs, aphids, scale, spider mites
Soil: Soil based potting mix

Features: Showy flower, prefers high humidity, attractive ornamental foliage, low maintenance
Use: Moss pole, hanging basket, houseplant

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