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Syngonium podophyllum 'White Butterfly'

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About This Product

Species Name: Syngonium podophyllum

Common name(s): White Butterfly Syngonium, Arrowhead Philodendron, Arrowhead Plant

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Matures to be around 80% white with a green-colored border.
  • Grows as a groundcover or a vining plant as it matures
  • High water needs but overall drought tolerant plant
  • Due to its more vining/trailing nature in age, it is a great candidate for a hanging basket.

Recommended Pot Size: Medium - Extra Large 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature requirement: 60-80°

Humidity: Moderate (30-70%)  -  Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Regular watering required. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings in cool conditions

Lighting:     Partial Shade      

Soil type: Well-draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

Growth rate: Small - Moderate 

Height: 24 - 48” 

Origin: Central America; Mexico to Brazil and Bolivia

Regional locality: Guianan piedmont and lowland moist forests climbing up trees.

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 10

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:

 

Aquatic 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups

Temperate 

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Temperate Vivariums ✔

Tropical

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔

Desert 

  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums

Care Notes: Does great in high moisture environments. In terrariums, it may need to be rehomed as a houseplant after a year of growth due to its large mature size. 

*Syngonium plants are mildly toxic to both humans and pets as all parts of the plant contain calcium oxalate crystals. We deem this plant safe for use with the above animals, but the more risk-averse may wish to avoid it. For more information please visits the ASPCA list of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

 

Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

The plant pictured is in a 2.5" pot.

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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Madison

5.0 out of 5 stars

Best plants I've ever bought online

Really - these are the best plants I've ever bought online. I was nervous about not being able to handpick each one and was worried I would get a dud, but I have to give serious props to the growers! I ordered this Syn Podophyllum along with 5 other plants & each one came very well rooted with beautiful leaves wrapped in damp brown paper. I couldn't be happier & I think all of my new plants from now on will be coming from Josh's Frogs.

Madison

5.0 out of 5 stars

Best plants I've ever bought online

Really - these are the best plants I've ever bought online. I was nervous about not being able to handpick each one and was worried I would get a dud, but I have to give serious props to the growers! I ordered this Syn Podophyllum along with 5 other plants & each one came very well rooted with beautiful leaves wrapped in damp brown paper. I couldn't be happier & I think all of my new plants from now on will be coming from Josh's Frogs.

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