15 - 25cm Scindapsus Silver Hero Pothos 10cm Pot House Plant

House Plant
£69.99 £39.99

Delivery Time: Delivered within 1-2 working days. £6.99 for Unlimited Plants

These plants are kept in optimal conditions at their specialist growers until ordered. This means they take little longer to be delivered, but quality is assured. Please allow up to 7 days for these to be delivered.

Scindapsus 'Silver Hero' is a variety of Scindapsus, a genus known for its vining habit and attractive foliage. The 'Silver Hero' cultivar is particularly admired for its striking silver variegation on the leaves, which makes it stand out among other houseplants. Like other Scindapsus species and cultivars, 'Silver Hero' is relatively easy to care for, making it a great choice for both novice and experienced plant enthusiasts. Its care requirements are similar to those of the more commonly known Scindapsus pictus varieties, with some specific needs to keep in mind to maintain its unique variegation.

General Care Guide for Scindapsus 'Silver Hero'

Lighting: Scindapsus 'Silver Hero' thrives in bright, indirect light. The variegation on its leaves can become more pronounced when the plant receives ample light. However, it's important to avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. A spot near an east or west-facing window covered with a sheer curtain would be ideal.

Watering: Water when the top inch or two of the soil feels dry to the touch. Scindapsus 'Silver Hero' prefers evenly moist soil but does not like to sit in water. Ensure good drainage to prevent root rot. Overwatering is a common issue, so err on the side of underwatering rather than overwatering.

Humidity: This plant prefers high humidity but is quite adaptable and can tolerate average household humidity levels. To encourage more vigorous growth and maintain the health of the foliage, consider increasing humidity through regular misting, using a humidifier, or placing the plant on a pebble tray with water.

Temperature: Warm temperatures between 18°C to 29°C (65°F to 85°F) are ideal for Scindapsus 'Silver Hero'. It's important to protect the plant from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Soil: Use a well-draining, airy potting mix. A mixture of potting soil, perlite, and peat moss is a good combination, providing both moisture retention and adequate drainage.

Feeding: Fertilize your Scindapsus 'Silver Hero' every month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. Reduce fertilization in fall and winter when growth slows down.

Repotting: Repot in the spring every 1-2 years or when the plant becomes root-bound. This is a good opportunity to refresh the soil and check the health of the roots. Choose a pot only slightly larger than the current one to prevent overwatering.

Pest and Disease Management: Keep an eye out for pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Proper drainage and avoiding overwatering will help prevent root rot and other fungal diseases.

Scindapsus 'Silver Hero' is a visually striking plant that can add a touch of elegance to any indoor space. By providing the right care and conditions, you can enjoy the beautiful variegation of its leaves and the easy-going nature of this lovely houseplant.

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  • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

  • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

  • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

  • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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