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Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead plants also referred to as Syngonium and Nepthytis, make for an easy care indoor plant. This plant comes with leaves that are almost white, green & white, and various shades of burgundy and pink. Regardless of the color, the leaf will always be shaped like an arrowhead.

The arrowhead plant can be grown alone or in a mixed plant container. As the plant matures it will begin to vine which also makes this an ideal plant for a hanging basket. And, the plant can be trained on to grow on a trellis.

An easy to grow houseplant with attractive arrow-shaped foliage makes a great addition where greenery is needed. Young plants are usually small and full, making them attractive accents in any small space. As arrowhead plants mature, they develop a climbing habit and can be trellised. If a small, tight growth habit is preferred, the plants respond well to regular pruning.

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  • Arrowhead plants like a rich , well-drained potting soil.
  • Keep the soil evenly moist throughout the active growing season during the spring and summer. Reduce watering in the winter, but don’t let it dry out.
  • Spray and mist frequently to maintain high humidity. 
  • Prefers temperatures between 60 to 75 F.
  • An arrowhead plant with dark green foliage can tolerate low to medium indirect light. For varieties with a light green, white, pink, or burgundy foliage will prefer medium to high indirect light.  Direct sunlight will bleach out the colors.
  • Fertilize the plant in the spring and summer during its active growing season.
  • These plants do not flower indoors