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20+ Stunning Arrowhead Plant Varieties

Super easy to grow and handle, the Arrowhead plant is a simple yet captivating addition to your indoor plants with multiple varieties to provide.

From growing them into bushy plants or turning them into large vines, Arrowheads flourish into a different shade of fabulousness.

Thanks to their bushy appearance, the young Arrowheads add a beautiful decoration site to your coffee table.

Likewise, it becomes a climbing vine as it grows, adding to the room’s decoration.

Arrowheads have a variety of spectrums when it comes to their plant species. Today, we have about 46 different Arrowhead plant varieties based on their unique leaf colors and growing patterns.
Arrowhead plants
Arrowhead plant

Arrowheads is simply a classy and neutral addition to your indoor collection.

This article will present you with twenty-plus varieties of the Arrowhead plant that you can bring home.

20+ Stunning Arrowhead Plant Varieties

The best fact about Arrowheads is that they are colorful all year long and will be even after a bit of care.

Every Arrowhead has its unique color patterns that will outshine the others.

The various varieties of the Arrowhead plant are found in the USDA zone of 10-12, including the USDA plant hardiness zone of 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a, 12b, and 12a.

Without further ado, below is the Arrowhead plant varieties list.

1. Syngonium Podophyllum Red Spot

Syngonium Podophyllum (Arrowhead) Red Spot boasts gorgeous pink variegation with large blocks of white on the leaves and stems.

A pot containing pink and green foliage type of Arrowhead plant.
A splash of pink and white variegation over green adds to the aesthetic value.

They flourish the best within a temperature of 18°C-30°C and medium sunlight.

Furthermore, these beauties can grow up to 3–6 feet tall and 1–2 feet wide in moist soil.

Altogether, they are interesting houseplants that grow as a hanging plants or a climber

2. Syngonium Podophyllum Emerald Gem

This particular Arrowhead is also known as ‘American Evergreen’ or ‘African Evergreen.’

Lush of Syngonium Podophyllum Emerald Gem
Syngonium Podophyllum Emerald Gem

They come in deep emerald green in color with light green veins. At times, they also have a patch of a whitish color.

Furthermore, if fully matured, these Emerald Green Arrowheads can be as big as 1.8 meters/6 feet in height and have a spread of 60 cm/2 feet.

They have relatively large leaves with short leaf stalks and perform best in warm, humidified areas.

3. Syngonium Podophyllum Holly

Holly is a purified example of a ‘classy yet sassy’ plant.

It is entirely silver-white with a bit of decoration of a few green edges and veins. With their sharp heart-shaped leaves, they stay compact and dense.
Bush of Syngonium Podophyllum Holly
Syngonium Podophyllum Holly

Additionally, it is a suckering, non-vining type of Syngonium.

Often, they grow up to 10-14 inches tall while thriving the best in medium sunlight.

4. Syngonium Podophyllum Bold Allusion

As the name suggests, this particular Arrowhead is bold and complicated and is also one of the rigid varieties of its kind.

It portrays large platter-shaped, thick leaves. Hence, they are called tetraploid types.
A person is holding on a pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Bold Allusion
Syngonium Podophyllum Bold Allusion

Additionally, they grow a little slower than the other Arrowheads. All in all, it presents broad cream-colored leaves filled with vivid pink veins.

Talking about its size, Bold Allusion grows up to 10-14 inches while spreading up to 6-8 feet.

5. Syngonium Podophyllum Pixie

This Pixie Arrowhead is an evergreen baby with vibrant light green, arrow-shaped young leaves.

In the meantime, it has silver-white venation that develops further as it grows.

Also, these types grow to be practically distinct leaflets than when younger.

A blue pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Pixie
Syngonium Podophyllum Pixie

Rarely, at times, they also produce arum-like flowers and often grow well in a conservatory and glasshouse specimen.

Unlike other Arrowheads, Pixie is a tiny ornamental that only grows up to the maximum height of 6 to 8 inches.

Pixie Arrowhead also has its mini version, which grows to approximately three inches tall.

Indeed, it is like a tiny fairy in your garden, and its leaves have a white spot in the middle of its heart-shaped leaves.

6. Syngonium Podophyllum Maria Allusion

Maria Allusion, widely popularised as Arrowhead Philodendron, is highly available in Central and South America.

Usually, this Arrowhead comes in several orange, red, and copper shades.

They have dark green leaves in a compact form with orange undertones. Some have coppery-pink veins and coppery hues, while some come in deep red undertones.
A person is holding on the leaves of Syngonium Podophyllum Maria Allusion growing on a black pot
Syngonium Podophyllum Maria Allusion

All in all, this Maria Allusion grows as 15-inch long lush.

7. Syngonium Podophyllum Painted Arrow

When we look at the Painted Arrowhead showcases a pure depiction of loved scars.

It has splattered cream-colored light green leaves that often portray thunder running down its veins.
Leaves of Syngonium Podophyllum Painted Arrow is growing in a pot
Syngonium Podophyllum Painted Arrow

These particular Arrowhead leaves can grow from about five inches long to about fourteen inches long.

8. Syngonium Podophyllum Trileaf Wonder

Among all the Arrowheads we have talked about till now, Trileaf Wonder is as unique as it can get.

They have broad paddle-shaped star-shaped leaves that grow in the delicate-looking stems.
Syngonium Podophyllum Trileaf Wonder
Syngonium Podophyllum Trileaf Wonder

They have deep green leaves and stems that grow taller. Often, Trileaf grows to be up to 80 cm and thrives the best at room temperatures of 16-24°C.

9. Syngonium Podophyllum Pink Allusion

Pink Allusion, as the name refers, this Arrowhead portrays a pink splash with shades of green. They have deep green edges and light green leaves with accentuated pink veins.

It is also widely known as the pink-veined version of “White Butterfly.”

Additionally, their types range from pale green dominance to light pink prominence.

Syngonium Podophyllum Pink Allusion
Syngonium Podophyllum Pink Allusion

Altogether, they grow as large as around 3-6 feet with ultimate care.

10. Syngonium Podophyllum Exotic Allusion

One of the gorgeous shades of Arrowheads is the creamy white shade splashed dominantly over a tint of green.

With big leaves, bushy appearances, or tall stems, this particular one also gets more creamy colored than any others. It is also known as Arrowhead Ivy.

A pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Exotic Allusion is over a wall
Syngonium Podophyllum Exotic Allusion

The Exotic Allusion grows up to 11″ tall x 15 1/2″ wide on 4-9-13 and is often called landscape ornamental in Florida.

11. Syngonium Podophyllum Green Gold

Green Gold Arrowheads depict their foliage similar to their name.

They have deep dark green leaves with yellowish golden lining on the veins scattered throughout the middle.
Syngonium Podophyllum Green Gold
Syngonium Podophyllum Green Gold

With all the creeping habits, they can grow up to 3-6 feet long and 1-2 feet wide, depending on the container’s shape and size.

It is not an everyday sight to have Arrowhead flowers, but they may have greenish/white blooms.

They look like Peace lily blooms that initially develop as brownish-black or red berries.

12. Syngonium Podophyllum Strawberry Cream

Syngonium Podophyllum Strawberry Cream holds the utmost beauty among the Arrowheads with its creamy strawberry color.

In addition, they have a soft pink hue that gets dominant more as it grows bigger. It is also known as Neon Robusta.
Syngonium Podophyllum Strawberry Cream 
Syngonium Podophyllum Strawberry Cream

13. Syngonium Podophyllum Albo Virens

Albo Virens are nearly utterly green, with only a few variegations along the midrib and side veins.

However, as they grow up, they have a creamy whitish side spread more while only leaving the margins in green color.

Often their leaves grow up to one foot (30 cm) long to two foot (60 cm) long petioles.
A person is holding onto a black pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Albo Virens
Syngonium Podophyllum Albo Virens

Likewise, the whole flower head can get as long as four inches (10 cm) and only bloom in spring with the right conditions.

Altogether, they grow the best in their well-drained soil mix consisting of two parts peat moss to two parts loam, one part sand or perlite.

14. Syngonium Podophyllum Berry Allusion

Syngonium Podophyllum Berry Allusion grows as a tight foliage clumper with mostly green-colored prominence.

Alongside the green color, it has highlighted crimson blush with silk pink arrowhead foliage and pinkish green veins.
A black pot with Syngonium Podophyllum Berry Allusion
Syngonium Podophyllum Berry

During its juvenile phase, Berry allusion can grow up to 3 to 5 inches long while getting about 5 to 11 inches long when they mature.

15. Syngonium Podophyllum Cream Allusion

Often growing up to intermediate size, this Cream Allusion Arrowhead portrays silver to light cream leaves.

All in all, they are green-colored with a creamy splash and pinkish veins. They grow as a vine and get large at around 3 to 6 feet.
A person is holding on a pot of Syngonium Podophyllum Cream Allusion
Syngonium Podophyllum Cream Allusion

They are also compact plants ranging from dark green to highly variegated dark and light green.

16. Syngonium Podophyllum Five Fingers

As the name suggests, this variety of Arrowhead portrays solid green leaves with two to three lobes.

They have a vibrant pink hue that fades away as it grows. As for their size can grow up to 12 to 15 inches long while they get around 8 inches wide.
A pot with Syngonium Podophyllum Five Fingers
Syngonium Podophyllum Five Fingers

They have a long, cylindroid spathe tube and often resemble their cousin S. podophyllum.

17. Syngonium Podophyllum Erythrophyllum

Erythrophyllum is the dark beauty in the Arrowhead family that boasts rich dark chocolate color.

Furthermore, their color varies from dark green to red chocolate color alongside crimson underside.

Well, their compact and bushy foliage is large at around three to four inches while it grows to about 12 to 15 inches.
Syngonium Podophyllum Erythrophyllum
Syngonium Podophyllum Erythrophyllum

In the initial phase, they portray slim stems. However, they get thicker with time.

18. Syngonium Podophyllum Albolineatum

Albolineatum Arrowhead has several leaf variations, which are triple-lobed.

They often depict the splashed color combination of creamy white and deep green.

As young plants, they have leaves of around 3×2 inches, which later grow to be around 9×9 inches.
A brown pot containing the Syngonium Podophyllum Albolineatum plant
Syngonium Podophyllum Albolineatum

The leaves are fully green with a creamy white hue.

19. Syngonium Podophyllum Wendlandii

Wendlandii, also known as Green Velvet Arrowhead Plant, showcases deep green leaves with trailing white veins.

They are well-known to be the best to remove toxins from indoor air. Additionally, they can grow up to 5 feet in height and 2 feet in width.

Often, their leaves transform from arrow-shaped to three-lobed ones as they mature.

A person is holding on the black pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Wendlandii
Syngonium Podophyllum Wendlandii

20. Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly

As the name suggests, this particular Arrowhead looks like a white butterfly with green edges.

They have a catchy blend of both colors, with a few green patches and a dark borderline. Not to mention, their leaves get whiter and more remarkable with age.
A person is holding onto the black pot of Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly
Syngonium Podophyllum White Butterfly

Altogether, they can achieve a length of 3′ to 6′ feet and a spread of 1′ to 2′ feet.

21. Syngonium Podophyllum Mango Allusion

This particular Arrowhead portrays a beautiful splash of peachy pink vibe or violet punch alongside light greenish edges. Indeed, this color combination throws a ripening mango vibe altogether.

A black pot with Arrowhead Pink Perfection
Arrowhead Plant; Pink Perfection

It grows up around 3 to 6 feet in height while its leaves are broad, puckered heart-shaped.

22. Syngonium Podophyllum Batik

Batik Arrowhead is one of the rare plants among the Syngonium family. It is well sought for its intricate mosaic, vein-like foliage pattern.

It got its name from the traditional Indonesian wax-resistant cloth dye technique. Also, its white veining looks beautiful against its lush green color.

Furthermore, they portray arrow-shaped leaves when young, transforming into three-lobed as it grows.

A person is holding on a pot containing Syngonium Podophyllum Batik
Syngonium Podophyllum Batik

Other Varieties of Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium Podophyllum)

Often coming with several names, Arrowheads are also well-known as Syngonium and Nephthytis. Their varieties are well spread; we have 46 known by name to date. Some of its other kinds are tabulated below.

Name of Syngonium PodophyllumLeaves And ColorSize
Narrow LeafMilky green color with narrow leaves and long vining stem 12-38 centimeter long
6-17 centimeter wide leaves
NeonBlush pink color with ovate heart-shaped leaves1 feet tall,
Has 2 feet long branches
Chiapense Frosted HeartFrosty coloration that looks almost iridescent and has heart shaped leaves6 inches large
Confetti TricolorSplash of green and white with pink dots variegated.
Has mottled arrow shaped leaves
Between 3 and 6 feet (0.9 – 1.8 meter)
Fairy WingsCream or white-colored leaves and green edges.
Has mottled foliage and arrow shaped leaves
18-24 inches in width and height
Glo-goDark green with white and compact non-vining leaves30 centimeter height and width
GodzillaDark green with light white effect
Has an unfurled crinkled leaves with 3 lobes or 5–9 distinct leaflets
Half a meter in height
JadeDeep green with a delicate jade coloration.
Has pale parchment-lime irregular arrowhead leaves
12-15 inches in height
MojitoSplash of lighter green and cream green.
Has three lobed and 5 to 9 distinct leaves
1.8meter / 6feet in height
MoonshineFull white with light green presence on some arrow shaped leaves1–2 feet. wide
Silver PearlSilvery white five lobed shaped leaves Up to 60 centimeters

Growing an Arrowhead Plant

Arrowheads are elegant yet easy-to-grow plants that need no extra fuss in their care.

These ornamental plants hold significance as a “lucky charm” when planted indoors.

As a fun fact, these Arrowheads are known as Feng Shui, which represents the five elements. The five elements include fire, water, earth, wood, and metal. Additionally, these five elements also represent its five-lobed leaves.

Moreover, they grow up to 6 feet tall while indoors. However, they get much more extensive and bushier when grown outdoors.

Hence, as you plant it indoors, you must remember to repot them every spring because of its spreading root structure. Spring is the best month for repotting as it is also when they have active growth.

Furthermore, it’s pretty rare for Arrowheads to bear flowers, especially the one indoors.

Mostly, the flowers bloom as the plant gets matures, which is often in a set of three long white petals. They mostly bloom between July to September.

You can propagate Arrowhead Plant Varieties using different methods and mediums, such as:

  • Stem cutting
  • Roots Dividing
  • Propagation in water etc.
Propagated Arrowhead with roots
Arrowhead Plant Propagation with roots

Care Tips for your Arrowhead Plant

Indeed, Arrowheads are not fussy plants; however, below are some of the Arrowhead requirements for their healthy growth and development.

  • They should gain at least 7-8 hours of bright indirect sunlight every day.
  • It is always best to keep Arrowheads near the window, blinded by sheer curtains or lace sun diffusers.
  • It would be best to timely wipe the Arrowhead’s leaves with a damp clean cloth. As you remove the dust, it helps them soak in more sunlight.
  • If by any chance, you can not provide ample sunlight to your Arrowhead, you can use grow lights.

Arrowheads with colorful variegated leaves can handle brighter light than green variegated leaves.

  • As the soil dries out quickly during summer and spring, you should water them regularly. Reduce the watering schedule and ensure you don’t overflow water during winter.
  • Every time, you should make sure to plant your Arrowhead only on the ones with the drainage holes to remove excess water and prevents root rot.
  • Water your Arrowheads with clean water from rainwater or bottled spring water. As impure or dirty water are rich in salt and chemicals like fluoride and chloride, it will hurt the Arrowheads.
  • Arrowheads love a warm and humid environment with temperatures above 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • You can occasionally mist the environment; however, you have to ensure you don’t do it often. It is good to have a small humidifier or pebble tray.
Pebble Tray
Pebble Tray (Source: Unsplash)
  • Arrowheads thrive the best in a chunky, well-draining potting mix. Additionally, their sandy soil should have a pH of 5.5-6.5.
  • It would be best to fertilize your Arrowhead once a month during the spring, summer, and fall with a liquid fertilizer.

Common Queries about Arrowhead Plants

Are Arrowheads poisonous?

Indeed, Arrowheads are way too gorgeous to resist. But as beautiful as it is, it is also equally lethal. This particular plant rates three on a toxic scale to humans and pets.

Arrowheads’ leaves, sap, and body are rich in calcium oxalate crystals whose ingestion brings poison-related symptoms. Hence, the crystal works as an activating factor to poison.

Often, they bear the symptoms of upset stomach, skin irritation, severe mouth pain, and vomiting. Thus, it is better to keep away from the reach of your children and pets.

Why is my Arrowhead Plant Wilting and Drooping?

The leading cause of wilted and drooping leaves is often due to overwatering; however, it also occurs due to underwatered situations.

Hence, it would be best if you were wary not to drown them in water and not to let them die of thirst.

What are Some of the Common Pests and Diseases in Arrowheads?

Common Arrowhead pests and diseases include spider mites, mealybugs, aphids, and scale. You can avoid it by regularly misting and cleaning its leaves with a damp cloth.

Furthermore, if they get the infection, use neem oil or another natural solution.

To conclude

As discussed before, Arrowheads are the colorful hues of white or pink in many popular cultivars.

Alongside their gorgeous appearance, Arrowheads are also easy to care for and have great adaptability in the environment.

All in all, they create an addition to your houseplant collection and also to your life.

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