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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
nephthytis African evergreen
Syngonium are evergreen climbers with aerial roots, grown for their large, ovate to arrow-shaped leaves, becoming pedately-lobed on mature plants; arum-like flowerheads with cream, green or purple spathes, are seldom produced in cultivation
S. podophyllum is an evergreen climber, to 2m tall, compact when young with large arrow-shaped leaves veined and suffused with silvery-white; adult leaves are divided into 5-11 finger-like leaflets. Arum-like flowerheads with cream spathes may be seen in summer
Toxicity All parts are toxic by ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing or South-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in a loamless compost in bright indirect light for green leaved cultivars and bright filtered light for variegated cultivars. Plants require a minimum winter temperature of 15°C. Water freely when in growth and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser every three or four weeks. In the winter water more sparingly
Propagate from softwood stem tip cuttings and leaf bud cuttings in summer with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Plants may be reduced in height where necessary in spring
Pests Can be susceptible to mealybugs and glasshouse red spider mite under glass
Generally disease free
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