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Syngonium 'Black Velvet'

Syngonium 'Black Velvet'

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Syngonium wendlandii 'Black Velvet' is a distinctive houseplant known for its arrow-shaped leaves that feature a striking, velvety dark green to almost black coloration. The leaves grow along climbing or trailing stems, offering versatility as either a hanging plant or as a climber when provided with support. As a relatively fast-growing indoor plant, the Black Velvet Syngonium can reach a height of up to 1-2 ft and has the ability to spread, filling the container it's placed in.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Syngonium wendlandii

Common: Syngonium Black Velvet, Arrowhead Plant, Goosefoot Plant, Nephthytis, Elephant Ear Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-85°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • During winter, Syngoniums may go into a semi-dormant state. Reduce watering and skip fertilization during this period.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Araceae family, also known as the Arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
  • The Syngonium plant is native to tropical regions of Central and South America, particularly in countries like Brazil, Mexico, and Ecuador.
  • Syngonium plants are known for their ability to purify the air by removing toxins like formaldehyde.
  • The leaf shape of the Syngonium changes as the plant matures, starting as an arrow shape and developing into a more complex, multi-lobed form.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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