Common Name: Arrowhead Plant, Goosefoot, African evergreen, American evergreen
Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum
Other names: White butterfly
Origin: Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Mexico
White Butterfly is an evergreen semi-tropical plant which is perfect for both large and small areas. The one feature that makes this plant stand out from the rest is its leaves - resembling butterflies’ wings & growing white as they mature. Apart from its ornamental purposes & air purifying quality, these plants are also associated with expressions like youthfulness, spirit of spring, aid of inspiration, etc. With more than 100 years of history, these easy to maintain & fast-growing plants are a viable option for any indoor gardener who wishes to enjoy their lovely & unique foliage.
Growth Habits: Up to 45 - 60 cms long
Soil Requirement: well drained loamy soil
Watering Schedule: Daily
Light condition: Partial sunlight
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 10 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: Repotting in required every 2 years or when the plant outgrows its current container.
Suitable Locations: Locations where it can receive indirect sunlight like balcony, living room, windowsill, etc.
• Give water to this plant at regular intervals. Just avoid overwatering as it will cause rotting. Also avoid wetting plant leaves excessively. • Remember to keep the soil moist at all times. • Try to remove damaged leaves & waste stems occasionally and dispose them from the area. • If you notice that your plant is not growing for quite some time, then you can try putting it into a larger container with some fresh soil and organic fertilizer.