A Plant Lover's Delight

Meet the Syngonium Podophyllum, a plant that's as fun to grow as it is to say. Known by many names such as African Evergreen, American Evergreen, Arrowhead Vine, and Goosefoot, this plant is a true gem in the world of botany.

Syngonium podophyllum

Dappled To Partial Sun

Adaptable to both indirect light and moderate direct sun.

High Water Needs

Requires frequent watering but doesn't tolerate standing water. Needs regular attention.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in multiple pH ranges.

Moderate Safety Concerns

Toxic if ingested, handle with caution. Can cause skin irritation and toxic if ingested.

Safe for All Animals

No known safety risks to pets or livestock.


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About Syngonium podophyllum

This plant is a sight to behold, with its eye-catching jade leaves and spectacular lime and pearl flowers. It stands tall at a height of 3-6 feet and spreads out to a width of 1-2 feet. But that's not all, it also produces spectacular charcoal and bronze fruits that add an extra layer of charm to this already stunning plant.

Despite its common name, the African Evergreen is actually native to Central and South America, not Africa!

Also known as

African evergreen
American evergreen
Arrowhead vine

Our design recommendations

The Syngonium Podophyllum is a versatile plant that can be used in various design settings. Its vibrant colors and unique shape make it a great choice for cluster planting. It can also be used as an overhead planter, adding a touch of greenery to your interior spaces. This plant is adaptable and can thrive in various locations. It can be grown by the seaside, in planters, or even on your deck. It's also a great choice for interior plants, adding a touch of nature to your indoor spaces.