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Syngonium podophyllum
Goose foot
Daun panah Araceae

Syngonium podophyllum, Goose foot, Daun panah


Syngonium podophyllum, Goose foot, Daun panah

This plant closely resembles its relative the climbing Philodendron, with its handsome climbing or trailing foliage. It has an unusual feature of changing leaf shape with maturity.
The young, arrowhead-shaped leaves on the ends of erect stalks become, with age, lobed with 7 to 9 glossy leaflets growing to 12 in (30 cm) long.
There are several varieties with variegated leaves in cream or pink.
Cultivation: They need rich soil, protection from direct sun .
Allow the medium to dry out between waterings.
Tip pruning encourages compact growth.
Propagate from cuttings.