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Syngonium 'Arrow' (v)

'Arrow' has cream and green variegated foliage that is arrowhead-shaped when young before maturing to form leaves with three to five lobes. As the plant ages, it starts to produce lax stems that will climb up appropriate supports

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Size
Ultimate height
1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Variegated Cream Green
Summer Variegated Cream Green
Autumn Variegated Cream Green
Winter Variegated Cream Green
Position
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or East–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H1A
Botanical details
Family
Araceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Climbing
Potentially harmful
All parts are toxic by ingestion, skin and eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Genus

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

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow under glass in humus-rich, well drained compost and in bright but filtered light . Maintain a minimum winter temperature of 15⁰C and water moderately, less in low temperatures

Propagation

Propagate by softwood stem tip cuttings or by leaf bud cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
Pruning

Remove young stem tips to promote branching; plants may be reduced in height where necessary in spring

Pests

Mealybugs and glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally trouble free

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