Plant Care Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Syngonium Erythrophyllum

About Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Syngonium erythrophyllum is a rare relative of the common Arrowhead plant with uniquely shaped leaves. Be sure to handle them with care, as their sap contains oxalic acid which can be very irritating to the skin and eyes. 👀

Taxonomy

Syngonium erythrophyllum
Syngonium
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Llano-Carti Road, Llano-Carti Road, 'Red Arrow', Red Arrow and Syngonium Erythophyllum

How to care for Syngonium Erythrophyllum

💦 Water

How often to water your Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Water needs for Syngonium Erythrophyllum
0.5 cups
every 9

Syngonium Erythrophyllum 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 Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Llano-Carti Road in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Syngonium Erythrophyllum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Syngonium Erythrophyllum 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Syngonium Erythrophyllum in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Syngonium Erythrophyllum: 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 Syngonium Erythrophyllum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Syngonium Erythrophyllum prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Llano-Carti Road Water Frequency →

Llano-Carti Road Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Syngonium Erythrophyllum 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 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Llano-Carti Road Light Requirements →

Llano-Carti Road Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Syngonium Erythrophyllum prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Llano-Carti Road Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Syngonium Erythrophyllum does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Llano-Carti Road →


💩 Fertilizer

Syngonium Erythrophyllum should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


❄️ Dormancy

Syngonium Erythrophyllum does not have a typical pattern of dormancy. If you notice their growth slowing down substantially, double check that they are getting enough sunlight and water to thrive!


🌎 Native Region

Syngonium Erythrophyllum is native to Central America.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Syngonium Erythrophyllum

Syngonium Erythrophyllum


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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