Nephthytis "White Butterfly"

General Information
Common Name Nephthytis
Family Araceae
Genus Syngonium
Species podophyllum
Cultivar ‘White Butterfly’
Origin Tropical America
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Hanging Basket,Totem

Plant in Photo
Container Size 10 in
Plant Height (photo) 18-20 in
Width 18-24 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Light Green and Yellow
Texture Coarse
Flower Color
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 06 in-10 in
Heights 12in-36 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi, Basket, Totem, Trellis

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 60 F
Optimum Temperature 80 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 350 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug
Most Common Disease Problem Myrothecium leaf spot,Xanthomonas blight,Erwinia blight
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None