Plant Care Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead Plant

4.7 out of 5 (30 experiences)

Arrowhead Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Arrowhead Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Arrowhead vine, Five Fingers, Goosefoot, Arrowhead philodendron, Arrowhead Plant 'Confetti', Mini Pixie, Syngonium Mango Allusion, Bubblegum neon and 'Pink Allusion'

Taxonomy

Syngonium podophyllum
Syngonium
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Arrowhead Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 18
Arrowhead Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 13
Arrowhead Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 12
Arrowhead Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 7
Arrowhead Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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Temescal, CA
Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Midori by Sparklepipsi on Greg, the plant care app
02/20/2021

Before I owned a Syngonium, I didn’t really care for them ... they just didn’t stand out to me as anything special. But after receiving one in a randomly selected plant box, it quickly became one of …

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@Anah7077
Corona, CA
Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Ms.Piggie by Anah7077 on Greg, the plant care app
04/15/2021

It’s been very easy so long as you don’t let the soil dry FULLY out. Dryness will cause lower leaves to dry/drop, but I don’t mind it because it’s constantly pumping out new growth. Never tried propa…

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@Slimshady
Dublin, OH
Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Lola by Slimshady on Greg, the plant care app
03/04/2021

Mine survives in the darkest corner of my bathroom. Yards away from any direct light. At best it gets what it needs from my bathroom lighting.

Athena61 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Katie by Athena61 on Greg, the plant care app
04/17/2021

Mine is still quite young (4” pot) but the leaves are so pretty. It sits on my window sill facing a north window and seems to be doing fine.

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@Ronald
Columbus, OH
Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Philodendren by Ronald on Greg, the plant care app
04/14/2021

A very easy to care for plant...if leaves start to turn yellow = too much water...if leaves start to droop = water it.

Plantsarelife avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Goldie by Plantsarelife on Greg, the plant care app
04/09/2021

Grows fast and each leaf if different. Easy to care for, let it dry out before watering. Love, love, this plant.

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@Pinkandgreen
Kippa-Ring, QLD
Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Selina by Pinkandgreen on Greg, the plant care app
03/19/2021

Easy grower, lush foliage, beautiful variegation, isn’t fussy, with grow in low light or shaded gardens.

Blacklily96 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Arrowhead Plant named Arrow by Blacklily96 on Greg, the plant care app
04/17/2021

Very finicky but also beautiful plant just a bit sensitive

How to care for Arrowhead Plant

Water

How often to water your Arrowhead Plant

Water needs for Arrowhead Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Arrowhead Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Arrowhead Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Arrowhead Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arrowhead Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Arrowhead Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Arrowhead Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Arrowhead Plant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Arrowhead Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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