Description For Syngonium White Butterfly
How to grow Syngonium White ButterflyPlant Description: Syngonium white butterfly is an indoor ornamental foliage creeper, suitable for small pots & trellises. Its heart-shaped, butterfly-like, broad, silver-white leaves & beautiful venation pattern make it a garden must-have. This lovely plant is suitable for moss sticks, ground cover in outdoor shade, climber on poles & trees.
Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum
Plant type: Ornamental foliage plant, indoor plant, ground cover plant.
Growth Habit: Perennial creeper/climber.
Growth Rate: Quick growing plant.
Average Landscape Size: Planted in distance of 2.5 x 2.5 ft for ground cover.
How to care for Syngonium White ButterflySoil: Syngonium white butterfly is not very fussy and particular about soil. It can be grown in well drained sandy soil or coco peat.
Pot Size: Select 12 to 16 inch round pot.
Potting/Transplanting: Transplant the Syngonium white butterfly saplings in a pot along with root-ball of the original soil. Carefully place the plant in the middle of the container & cover the roots completely with remaining soil.
Repotting: Change the pot every year. Use bigger sized pot every time you repot the plant.
Sunlight: Syngonium white butterfly can grow in full shade (indoors) or partial sunlight (outdoors). Direct sunlight will burn the foliage & stunt the growth of the plant.
Water: The plant must be kept well watered throughout. Maintain the soil moisture, but allow it to dry out between waterings.
Fertiliser: Add rich compost/ leaf mould & well rotten cow dung while potting a plant.
Temperature: Syngonium white butterfly prefers pleasant warm temperatures. Minimum temperature requirements are 15 degrees Celsius.
Humidity: Syngonium white butterfly plant likes hot & humid climate.
Pruning: Train the climber to grow in desired direction & shape by cutting off the unwanted growths.
Propagation: Vegetative Propagation is easy from cuttings. The plants root from nodes wherever they touch the ground. Plantlets can be easily split from the base.
Companion Plants: Ferns, Dracaena, Aralia, Spathiphyllum, Rhoeo.
|Category||Low Maintenance Plants|
|Type of Plants||Climbers, Creepers/Groundcovers, Focal Plants, Hanging Basket Plants|
|Ideal plants location||Plants For Living Room Tables, Plants For Shaded Balconies, Windowsill Plants|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Speciality||butterfly like broad, silver white leaves.|
|Design Use||Popular indoor potted plant|
|Ideal Location||Indoor decorative pots on moss sticks.|
|Product Weight||750 g|
|Product Height||30 cm|
|Product Depth||10 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|