Syngonium 'Milk Confetti'Regular price $39.00 Sale price $27.00 Save $12.00
Appearance: Syngonium 'Milk Confetti' is known for its beautiful variegated foliage. The leaves are typically a vibrant green with patches of creamy white, giving it a "milk confetti" appearance. As the plant matures, the leaves can change from arrow-shaped to a more lobed or divided shape.
Light: Syngonium 'Milk Confetti' prefers bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, while too little light can cause the variegation to fade.
Water: This plant likes its soil to be kept consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Overwatering can lead to root rot. It's a good practice to let the top inch or so of the soil dry out before watering again.
Soil: A well-draining soil mix is essential to prevent waterlogging. A good indoor potting mix that includes peat moss and perlite can work well.
Temperature: Syngonium 'Milk Confetti' prefers warm temperatures, typically between 60-75°F (16-24°C). It doesn't tolerate cold drafts or temperatures below about 50°F (10°C) very well.
Propagation: The most common method of propagating Syngonium 'Milk Confetti' is through stem cuttings. You would cut a segment of the stem that includes at least one node, let it air dry for a day or so, and then place it in water or moist soil to root.
Pests and Problems: Common problems include yellow leaves (usually a sign of overwatering) and browning leaf tips (which can indicate a lack of humidity or underwatering). It can occasionally be affected by pests like spider mites, aphids, or mealybugs.
In summary, Syngonium 'Milk Confetti' is a beautiful and relatively easy-to-care-for houseplant. Its variegated leaves can add a touch of color to any indoor space, and its easy-going nature makes it a popular choice among houseplant enthusiasts.