Syngonium Variegata Care Guide (Different Varieties with Pictures)

This article is all about Syngonium Variegata Care Guide. Syngonium Podophyllum Albo-Variegata with the common name variegated arrowhead vine is actually a trailing vine that originated in Mexico, Brazile, and bolivia. They are rare varieties that have arrowhead-shaped leaves more like other varieties of Syngonium.

Quick takeaways:

  • The plants have beautiful variegation on the leaves which makes them vibrant without many colors. 
  • They are fantastic plants to keep inside the home.
  • The plant is called many names like Nepthytis, goosefoot, arrowhead vine, etc.
  • The Syngonium Variegata belongs to the Araceae family. 

The plants are easy to grow and care just like Dragon’s Tongue but that care should be appropriate. In this article, we will reveal the caring procedure of Syngonium Podophyllum Albo Variegata plants. 

Characteristics of Syngonium Variegata 

The Syngonium Variegata plants have a stem that is long and the plants are highly desirable due to the height they get to and the cinematic variegation they provide. The plants look really nice in the hanging pots. The leaves have a marbled pattern that’s why they are given the ‘marble’ tag.

 The plant needs a pot with a diameter of 14-15cm. The plant itself gets to the height of 6’ to 8’ feet inside the house whereas in the natural or wild habitat, they will get to 24-25’ feet tall. 

The Syngonium Variegata plants have good adaptability. There are many dwarf varieties now available in the market that have limited growth and don’t get to too much height. The variety is rare and flowers have no fragrance. The flowers look a lot like peaceful lily flowers

“Anything that brings us back to the gentle rhythms of nature, anything that teaches us to be patient, is beneficial. Grace may be expressed via gardening.”

– By May Sarton

Syngonium Variegata Care Guide

1. Water 

The watering of Syngonium Variegata plants should be done once the soil is dry, top one to two inches feels dry to the touch but if the soil is moist and soggy then avoid watering.

If the sunlight is strong you can spray the plant in the morning time. Avoid overwatering the plant during low-temperature days like winter or fall. 

2. Light

Syngonium Variegata plants don’t like direct sunlight as that can cause burns on plants and affect their functionality.

The plants should be placed in a spot, where they get indirect sunlight and little shade too. The plant will not be affected by the low light as well. 

3. Humidity

The moderate to regular humidity is absolutely fine for the Syngonium variegata plants. The humidity range of 40-50% will help them to be healthy. 

4. Temperature 

The Syngonium Variegata plants don’t need hot temperatures or too cold temperatures. The plant will thrive well in warm surroundings with a temperature of 60 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. The home temperatures perfectly suit the Syngonium variegata plants.

Try to keep the plant warm during the cold drafts. The low temperature should not get below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Also, the temperature should not be that high. Though the plant can tolerate low temperatures for an extended time. 

5. Fertilizer 

The Syngonium Variegata plants need fertilization on a regular basis in a light way. The diluted fertilizer in the ratio 1-2-1 will get absorbed easily by the Syngonium Variegata plants and will be light for them.

In summer the plant needs two times a month supply. The plant does not need fertilizer at all during the autumn season. 

6. Toxicity 

The Syngonium Variegata plants are toxic to pets and humans. 

7. Prune 

Pruning the Syngonium Variegata plants will make them bushier and you can maintain their shape as well. Use sterile pruning shears to trim the Syngonium variegata plants.

Trim the dead leaves, and pinch back the tips of the shoots to give a defined crown look. Avoid cutting the aerial roots. 

8. Propagate

You can propagate the Syngonium Variegata plants using the apical shoot cutting and stem cuttings, by placing them in water or soil, letting the roots appear from the nodes, and transplanting the section in the ground or pt that is of size 15 cm. 

13 varieties of Syngonium Variegata with pictures 

1. Syngonium spear point

Syngonium Variegata Care Guide (Different Varieties with Pictures)

The leaves are creamy green colored that arise from the central axis and they are arrowheadshaped. The leaves look pointed like spears. They are also called tri-leaf wonders. 

2. Syngonium Christmas

The plant looks unique having a pink splash in the center and a light green color on the margin of the leaves. The leaves are glossy and very attractive. The plant needs a medium to low light conditions. 

3. Syngonium confetti tricolor

The leaves have confetti on the leaves and the plant is actually a hybrid. The pink-colored little splashes on the leaves appear as if they are confetti

4. Syngonium Brocante 

The plant has chocolate-colored leaves that look really appealing in the hanging pots

5. Syngonium Arrow 

The Syngonium arrow plants have other arrowhead plants that have spade-like leaves. They are easy to care for plants and vine really well with the prop nearby. 

6. Syngonium neon 

The leaves are very light green colored sunkissed with pink colored leaves as well. The plants need moisture so misting really helps in dry conditions. 

7. Syngonium butterfly 

These plants have butterfly wing-like leaves that have a mixture of cream and green color. 

8. Syngonium jade 

The leaves that are green colored are deeply washed by the white or jade colored. The leaves are super attractive. The plant is low maintenance

9. Syngonium panda 

The plant is known for the leaves having random variegation of cream color in the glossy mint green leaves. The plant needs a 5’.0 feet pot and indirect sunlight just like most Syngonium SPS. 

10. Syngonium Tiffany 

The Syngonium tiffany plants look similar to Syngonium Christmas plants but they are different plants. The plant is again attractive and looks unique in its spot. 

11. Syngonium albo variegata imperial white 

The leaves of these plants can make one think of their beauty. Oh my gosh just look at this plant! What a divine beauty!

Anyhow the plants have naturally white or cream-colored leaves, with some leaves having splashes of white color on green leaves. 

12. Syngonium pink 

Syngonium pink plants thrive well in medium to bright sunlight. The plants are evergreen and hardy in nature with sunkissed pink-colored leaves. 

13. Syngonium pixie 

They are dwarf varieties with the climbing habit. The plants have a versatile nature. The leaves are thick and heart-shaped. The plants are fast growing and look good indoors as well as outdoors. 

Footnote of the context

We hope you like this article and is entertaining as well. Who doesn’t like pictures of varieties of plants, also of Syngonium? You might have selected one or some options that would be coming to your house. Follow the caring instructions properly as indicated above and watch your plant go all healthy and glossy.

Happy caring and happy planting! 

Becky Decker

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