Syngonium Strawberry Cream
Strawberry Cream Arrowhead Vine, aka Syngonium 'Strawberry Cream', is a compact variety that showcases beautiful, soft pink leaves, which is a unique colour of houseplant to have in your collection. Brighter light brings out the best leaf colour! As Syngoniums grow and mature, their shrub-like shape turns into a vining or climbing habit, since they are still Aroids, which are all a part of the Araceae family.
They should not be in a position to see the sun directly, although early morning or late evening sun is fine. Filtered sunlight through a sheer curtain is best and most homes are comprised primarily of indirect sunlight. The best spot for them is where they do not see the sun during the majority of the day but still get bright, indirect light.
They will do well in medium light but will grow faster, with better colouring, in brighter light. A good medium-light place in your home would be in the middle of a room that has a regular size window. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.
They need to be watered when the top half of the soil is dry to the touch. That usually takes about 1 week in an average home environment. It will vary depending on the time of year, your environment and lighting conditions, but it's always safer to underwater or give the soil a check before you water again. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.
They can live in any average home humidity condition and are fairly hardy.
Syngonium are aggressive, rapid-growing vines, so the frequency of repotting depends somewhat on how big you want the plant to get. Repot yearly for a larger vine. Otherwise, refresh potting media every spring and repot every other year.
The plant comes with a default nursery pot. The nursery pot is usually 0.5" - 1" smaller than stated to fit into the same size decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.
As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.