Botanical name - Syngonium podophyllum 'red heart'
Origin - Tropical rainforest of South America
Gorgeous dusky pink, easy going houseplant. What's not to love!
Bright indirect Light
I prefer to be in bright indirect light as this will maintain my colour variegation. But I will tolerate lower light conditions but my leaves may stay green rather than the gorgeous dusky pink.
Keep my soil moist, but not soggy. Check me regularly and let the top two inches of soil dry out in between waterings. Don't leave me standing in a puddle as my roots are prone to rot.
I love a humid environments so steamy bathrooms or kitchens are great. You can also pop me near other plants which creates more moisture in the air and regularly mist me.
If my leaves are brown and crispy at the edges it normally means the humidity is low or I am being under-watered. I might have even had too much direct sun and been scorched.
Be careful not to place me near a radiator in winter time. Why not mist me more regularly, and check you're watering schedule if there's been hot weather.
If my leaves start yellowing and my soil is soggy it's a sign of overwatering.