25 - 35cm Scindapsus Silver Lady on Mosspole 14cm Pot House Plant

House Plant
£89.99 £34.99

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 Lady, a striking cultivar of the Scindapsus genus, is renowned for its elegant, heart-shaped leaves adorned with a mesmerising silver sheen. This variegation makes it a highly sought-after houseplant among enthusiasts. The Silver Lady thrives when trained to climb, displaying its foliage more prominently. When provided with a moss pole for support, the plant not only grows upwards, mimicking its natural habitat in the tropical forests, but also exhibits larger leaves as it climbs, thanks to the phenomenon known as 'phenotypic plasticity.' This plant's aesthetic appeal lies not only in its leaf colouration but also in its vining growth habit, making it an exquisite addition to any indoor garden.

Care Guide for Scindapsus Silver Lady Growing on a Moss Pole

Light Requirements: Scindapsus Silver Lady flourishes in bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the leaves, while too little light may cause the variegation to fade. A position near an east or west-facing window, where the light is filtered, is ideal.

Watering: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. It's crucial to avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Ensure the pot has adequate drainage holes to prevent water from accumulating at the bottom.

Humidity and Temperature: Being a tropical plant, it prefers high humidity levels. Aim for 60-80% humidity for optimal growth. You can increase humidity by placing a humidifier nearby, using a pebble tray, or misting the plant regularly. Keep the temperature between 18-29°C (65-85°F), avoiding drafts and sudden temperature changes.

Feeding: Feed your Scindapsus Silver Lady with a balanced, liquid houseplant fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in autumn and winter to allow the plant to rest.

Support and Training: Gently tie the stems to the moss pole as they grow. This not only supports the plant but also encourages it to climb, which can lead to larger leaves. The moss pole should be kept moist to provide extra humidity to the plant and encourage aerial root growth.

Repotting: Repot the plant every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one to ensure adequate room for growth. Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally one formulated for aroids, to promote healthy root development.

Pest and Disease Management: Inspect regularly for signs of pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and scale. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Prevent fungal diseases by ensuring the plant is not sitting in water and that airflow around the plant is adequate.

Pruning: Prune any yellow or damaged leaves to keep the plant looking its best and encourage new growth. You can also trim the vines to maintain the desired shape and size.

By following these care guidelines, your Scindapsus Silver Lady will thrive, bringing a touch of the tropics and a sense of serenity to your indoor space.

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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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