Plant Care Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Taxonomy

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'
Scindapsus
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Water

How often to water your Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Water needs for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'
0.5 cups
every 9

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Orlando, Florida.

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 Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida

56% Medium

Growing Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando right now

Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 8th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando, Florida

Sunlight will decrease by 17.5% ☀️

December 4th, 2022

Orlando is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to decrease by 17.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Orlando is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Orlando, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero': 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 Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Nutrient needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in Orlando, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 8th, 2022

The growing potential in Orlando is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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Care Summary for Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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