Syngonium podophyllum, commonly referred to as "Nephthytis" and "Arrowhead Vine," is a species of aroid. It can be grown as a vine, trailer, or ground cover. Known for its distinct arrow-shaped leaves, thus the common name. There are numerous cultivars and a plethora of leaf colors depending on the species/variety. 

Light: Part shade

Water: Consistent, but allow top 20% of soil to dry

Environment: Native to tropical rainforests; requires humidity; temperatures must be above 60-65F 

Toxicity: Reported to be toxic

Habit / SIze: Size and growth habit can depend on variety; mostly woody vines with a playful growth habit

Of Note:

  • Leaf forms can change shape with age with adult leaves becoming more lobed
  • Propagation is by leaf cuttings or air layering

    *When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.