It is a delicate house-plant grown for its beautiful evergreen foliage and belongs to the family Araceae. The metallic coppery-green leaves with distinct reddish undersides surely look admirable. The arrow-shaped leaves have waxy surfaces and two ear-like lobes. The plant forms a vine if you allow growing it in length. It may reach up to a height of 6 to 10 feet and makes beautiful hanging baskets . It’s a really interesting houseplant that will grow as a hanging plant or a climber and will want to spread out and grow in all directions.
A rainforest regular, Syngoniums are a native of the Americas and it really brings a touch of the exotic! Brighten up dreary days by looking at your Syngonium and imagining hot, moist heat and birds screeching, let yourself be carried away to the jungle!
Plant Care: Syngonium erythrophyllum "red arrow plant" is a easy growing plant. Do not over water it. Keep it in a place where you have a sun light , NOT the direct sun. For a this plant, you need well-draining soil. This type of soil ensures excess water drains through the plant pot.This prevents all that extra water from building up in the soil. When there’s too much water in your plant’s soil, it blocks the oxygen from getting through to the roots.The lack of oxygen to a plant’s roots can cause root rot. Root rot is just as the name sounds. It’s when the roots of a plant start to rot away.
General advise about Indoor plants: Indoor plants require a indirect or filtered sun light (NOT the direct sun) . Each indoor plants have a different requirement of sunlight. So please google or read about the plants light requirement. Plants growth and survivability also depends on the climate and seasons. In simple words right amount of sun light, water, manure , pest control . There is no set standard for watering. Each plant has varying requirement of water . Check if the plants stores water in their leaves or in rhizomes (bulb like structure in the roots). Check when the soil is dry then put the water. Over watering kills the plant due to root rot. Best suggestion is to shift the plants outside (in shade) once in awhile till they recover.