Syngonium Pink Vein in Self-Watering Pot
Syngonium (pronounced Sin-GO-nee-um) is a vining plant belonging to the Areaceae family. It’s an easy to grow plant that tolerates low light, hence appeals to both beginners and to collectors who are keen to expand their stock of unusual aroids. Originally from the tropical parts of the Americas: Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador, Syngoniums after years of hybridisation, have become ubiqutous in nurseries around the world
Adopting and caring for Syngonium Pink Vein
Adopting: Adding a vibrant, well-grown Syngonium Pink Vein to a plant collection is a feeling only a plant parent can understand. At eplants, we bring you display-ready plants, with high-quality growth, compact shape and well-formed leaves
Locating: Strong, direct sun will scorch the leaves of a Syngonium. So these plants do best in areas which offer filtered light. Many varieties tend to lose their unique leaf colours or their variegation if they don’t get adequate light
Potting: Syngoniums need rich, well drained soils that has been fortified with organic material. So it is ideal to mix good quantities of compost to the potting mix. A blend of coco-peat, compost and river sand in a 30:50:20 ratio should help your plant to do well.
Watering: Syngonium Pink Vein comes in a features a unique self watering pot that will let you know when it needs to be filled. The pots are crack-resistant, lightweight, UV-stabilised plastic and ideal for the hot Indian climate. It would also be good to mist the plant and wipe the leaves clean, as often as possible, with water
Fertilising: The beauty of a Syngonium plant is the unique variegation that these plants exhibit on their leaves. Too much fertiliser can cause their leaves to lose this characteristic. If you have a good potting mixture and the plants are looking bushy and healthy, you can skip the fertilising entirely. However, if you are keen to feed them, use an organic liquid fertiliser. If you are using a chemical mix, dilute it to half the prescribed strength and fertilise the plant once a month. Do ensure that the chemicals do not come in contact with the leaves.
Syngonium are extremely easy to grow. Their ability to endure long periods in low light settings make them very popular indoor plants. These plants will achieve their most vibrant? colored foliage in high, bright indirect light and at consistently warm temperatures.
Did you know
The five lobed shape of the Syngonium represent the five elements- water, fire, earth, wood and metal and thus provides the perfect balance of Yin Yang. The new leaves are shiny and the older ones are matt.