Syngonium sp.

The Syngonium genus is a huge and varied family which makes for a fantastic collection. A semi-climbing plant, many will take to being trained up a totem however will also be equally as happy in a hanging basket or pot. As a general rule they have a heart shaped leaf, however this can vary greatly and will change with age too. Boasting a full range of desirable colours from pinks through to lime greens, velvets, and unique patterns, syngoniums are an easy to grow, tough plant.

Growing Conditions

Aspect Syngoniums prefer a medium to bright indirect light.

Soil Use Seasol Indoor Potting Mix a premium potting mix especially formulated for indoor plants.

Growing Syngonium grow all year round inside the house.

Syngonium sp.

General care

Watering. Plants must be allowed to completely dry out between watering. The foliage will feel soft and look a little droopy when needing water.

Potting Keep them in a plastic nursery pot and then sit them inside a decorative pot unless growing outside.

Feeding A liquid or granular fertiliser can be used. Apply granular PowerFeed Controlled Release Pots & Plants for Indoor & Outdoors once every season. It combines a premium mix of nutrients, seaweed, and microbes for all plants in pots. Supplement or apply a liquid fertiliser such as PowerFeed PRO SERIES Pots & Planters or PowerFeed All Purpose including Natives every 2 to 4 weeks from spring to autumn and less often in winter.

For a ready-to-use no mixing formula, apply PowerFeed Indoor & Potted Plants 1.25 Lt trigger spray to the soil. This easy-to-use liquid fertiliser and soil conditioner helps to improve your soil and feed your plants. Apply every 2 to 4 weeks during the growing season and monthly in winter if needed.

Watch out Syngoniums can be prone to mealybug. Inspect foliage including low on the stems and base of leaves regularly. Apply EarthCare White Oil insect spray to control these pests, it also works as a leaf gloss on your potted plant.

If the foliage looks sad, check how often you are watering and adjust. Syngonium do not need to be constantly wet.

Try growing in a hydroponic-like setting in a pebble-filled jar or vase, They respond well to this type of situation.

Stems will lean towards the light source so every time you water, rotate the pot to allow for even growth.