American Evergreen Syngonium podophyllum is a species of aroid, and the only member of the genus Syngonium that is native to the Americas. It is a fast-growing, climbing plant that can reach up to 6 m in height. The leaves are variable in shape, but are usually arrowhead-shaped, with dark green, glossy upper surfaces and paler, matte lower surfaces. The flowers are small and green, borne in clusters on the leaf axils. The fruit is a fleshy, greenish-white berry.
American Evergreen Syngonium podophyllum prefers moist, well-drained soils. Allow the top few inches of soil to dry out between watering.
Fertilize American Evergreen Syngonium podophyllum monthly with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
Syngonium podophyllum prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light conditions.
Syngonium podophyllum prefers high humidity levels. Mist the leaves regularly, or set the plant on a pebble tray filled with water.
Syngonium podophyllum prefers warm temperatures and will not tolerate frost.
Syngonium podophyllum prefers a rich, well-draining soil.
Prune Syngonium podophyllum as needed to control its size and shape.
American Evergreen Syngonium podophyllum can be propagated by stem cuttings.
American Evergreen Syngonium podophyllum is often used as a houseplant or in terrariums and vivariums. It can also be used in landscape design as an accent plant or groundcover.