Syngonium Trileaf Wonder (Syngonium Podophyllum) can be easily found in the rainforests. The plant is native to America and can be found in Southern and Central America, Westindies, and Southern Mexico. It belongs to the family Araceae. The plant can add an interesting jungle to any interior and climbs fast as a hanging plant and climber. It grows and flows in all directions and therefore provides for a rich, natural, and aesthetic appeal.
What is a Syngonium Trileaf Wonder?
The plant Syngonium Tri Leaf Wonder has got star-shaped and wide leaves that take the shape of a paddle and are intense green. The plant is also native to America and offers an exotic feel to any interior. The plant prefers the shady areas but can also be grown in well-lit rooms when placed in indirect sunlight.
It does not require much care. It is also one of the best ornamental and plant gifts that you can send to your friends or family members. The plant can be grown as a perennial and annual plant in containers and pots. While initially, it can appear like a shrub, it will take the form of vines over a period.
How to Care for the Trileaf Wonder Plant
Below are some of the plants growing tips that can be used for growing the Syngonium Trileaf Wonder plant.
The best part of growing and caring for the Trileaf Wonder plant is that it can be grown in shady as well as brightly lit areas. The plant will grow fast in all kinds of circumstances and does not necessarily need sunlight for its growth and proliferation.
The plant can adapt to its surroundings in no more than a few days. However, it should be grown close to the big windows. When you do not have an option, you can go for the smaller rooms that have smaller windows.
During the initial growth period, the plant should be watered three times every week. The exotic plant can resist drought to a great extent. It means that you do not have to water the plant now and then later on, as it can survive without water for a few weeks.
You can water the plant once a week or a few weeks during the summers. In the winter, it requires even lesser watering. If you are a frequent traveler, you should choose this plant as it will continue to grow even in your absence and without any watering.
House plants like Trileaf Wonder should be pruned at the beginning of their growing season. You can prune the plant in the early spring season or late winter. You can use the kitchen scissors for the slender branches, and the pruning shears for the thicker ones.
Remove the dead matter during pruning, which may include the dead stems and leaves. Some items may be rotten and you need to pull them out. The pruning cut should be made before the nodes of the leaves. The most appropriate cuts are made closest to the main stem. Do not forget to remove the dead flowers (dead hunting).
Trileaf Wonder is a climber and a vine. Therefore, you will have to do good amounts of pruning during the summers or the spring season, to ensure that it takes a manageable shape and form.
The plant can grow well as a houseplant in all the states of the USA. It has a USDA Hardiness of 10 to 12. In the state of Florida, these plants are hardy during winters. The plant will prefer humid and warm conditions. For the good growth of the plant, the temperature should not be less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fertilizers can be provided to the plant once every 2 weeks. It can be added to the soil at the time of watering. Lesser fertilizers can be added during the winters, as the plants are less active during the season. The fertilizer can also be balanced with houseplant foods. Adding the right kind of substrate and fertilizer can prevent:
●The bacterial leaf spots.
●Rotting of the roots.
●Presence of the spider mite colony.
●Acids and the mealybugs.
The plant can be fed the liquid and organic plant food. One can also prepare his/her own organic and vegan plant food. The plant can grow in a variety of soils if it is rich in compost and organic nutrition. The pot that is chosen for the plant should offer good aerating and drainage capabilities. It should have a hole for drainage. If excess moisture is present, it may result in the rotting of the roots.
Syngonium Trileaf Wonder Propagation
The Trileaf Wonder plant can be propagated and grown by using the plant cuttings in water. They can be also grown in a pot and by using the potting compost. The success rate of either of the methods is good enough if the cutting is appropriate. A 6 to 8-inch cutting can be used for potting purposes.
Some plants, including the dry leaf wonder plant, may grow at a fast rate. Repotting may be needed for these plants. For repotting purposes, the potting soil can be refreshed during the spring season. Repotting can be done every year. The best benefit of frequent potting is that it can provide for an accelerated plant growth rate.
Syngonium Trileaf Wonder: Conclusion
The hardy vine and the climber plant Syngonium Trileaf Wonder do not suffer from disease or pest problems easily. You should ensure that you care for the plant well enough to avoid any issues in its growth and proliferation.
A moderate schedule for watering and the shade at the corners of your rooms can be the best places for growing the plant. The Trileaf Wonder plant is available in the form of Juvenile plants and you can always use the stem cuttings for potting in clean water.
The plant requires the least care and is one of the best plants that you can choose as a houseplant. However, do remember that the plant has a certain level of toxicity.