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 San Antonio, Texas.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Growing Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 25th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 18.5% ☀️

January 24th, 2022

San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 18.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Hero' in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.6 hours 📈

January 24th, 2022

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of …

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Antonio, Texas ⛅.

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 San Antonio, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 21st, 2022

The growing potential in San Antonio is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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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 San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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