Syngonium Wendlandii, Silver Goosefoot, Arrowhead Ivy
Low / Partial / Bright indirect light
The leaves of Syngonium Wendlandii, Silver Goosefoot, have a velvet like appearance.The most interesting part is that this evergreen plant has variegated foliage in the shades of green, white, and silver. As a houseplant, you can grow it as a hanging plant letting the vines dangle from the pot or provide support to let it grow as a climber. It belongs to Araceae plant family and is also known as Silver Goosefoot plant because of the goose feet shaped juvenile leaves. This arrowhead plant falls in the category of vines and climbers.
It does best in medium indirect to bright filtered indoor light, or partial shade outdoors and prefers the soil to be kept at least slightly moist. It needs regular watering, a well-draining mixture, and balanced fertilizer for growth.
The main reason to choose this plant as your houseplant is that its an air purifier. Syngonium Wendlandii plant absorbs toxins from indoor space so you can even plant them in lift lobby areas or car park. It will also absorb odor from air, which makes it an excellent choice for places with little or no air-ventilation. It has a high rate of transpiration; that’s why it helps to increase the humidity within a room.
This tropical makes a great house plant and a low maintenance plant, will tolerate lower light. This ‘low caring easy to grow’ plant can be a perfect choice for the beginner plant parents. Also, Syngonium would be perfect for one, who wants to enjoy the nature at home with some decoration.
Dos and Don’ts after receiving the plant
- Do not re-pot the plant immediately after receiving. We’ve taken care of that with better pot and rich soil.
- Keep the plant in indirect sunlight for 3 to 7 days.
- Always check the soil moisture and keep the plant hydrated all time. Do not over water it.