Syngonium Neon Robusta | Pink Arrowhead

Asch Building

$16

Light

For The Syngonium Neon Robusta, medium, indirect sunlight is what this plant needs to thrive. However, it does tolerate low light decently. Avoid direct sunlight exposure as it can burn the plants’ gorgeous leaves.

Brighter light can help the plant become a more vibrant pink, but only to a point. Giving the Syngonium Neon Robusta too much bright light can cause the leaves to fade to green or make them a dark green. So if you want to put your Syngonium Neon Robusta in bright sunlight, do so with a close and watchful eye.

Humidity

As a tropical plant, the Syngonium Neon Robusta has a high tolerance for humidity. Their preferred humidity level ranges from 60 to 70 percent. Higher humidity allows for them to grow better.

The best way to keep your Syngonium Neon Robusta happy is to mist it daily. Daily mistings of this plant will help its leaves look and feel fresh. Also, by misting the plant, you can prevent overwatering it when the time comes to water it because it will not be as thirsty.

Water

The Syngonium Neon Robusta enjoys a regular watering schedule. However, you can let it get a bit dry in-between waterings. But if you notice your plant beginning to look droopy and sad, give that plant baby some water pronto!

The best way to determine if your Syngonium Neon Robusta needs watering is by feeling the top two inches of soil. If it is dry, give your plant a nice drink of water. If it is still wet, then no water is needed that day.

The worst thing you can do is overwater this plant and cause it to develop root rot. Root rot is an unfixable issue that will kill your plant over time, and we do not want that to happen! So when choosing a pot for this plant, select one with a good drainage hole so excess water can drain out and root rot can be prevented.

Temperature

The Syngonium Neon Robusta is a tropical and subtropical plant with temperature sensitivity. Keeping the room it is residing in above 50 degrees will help keep this plant happy and thriving. So if you live in a warmer state, you should have no issues keeping this plant living its best life!

However, since this plant has a low tolerance to the cold, you will want to keep it away from any air conditioners, fans, or drafty rooms. If you live in a state where it does get colder, keep the Syngonium Neon Robusta in the warmest room of your home and away from drafty areas.

Soil Matters

The Syngonium is related to the Philodendron, so their soil preferences are similar to that of the Philodendron. Because they hate being waterlogged, the Syngonium Neon Robusta prefers a rich, loose soil full of nutrients and offers good water drainage.

A store-bought potting mix with a peat-based medium is an excellent option for your Syngonium Neon Robusta. You can also make a custom blend for your Syngonium as long as it meets your Syngonium’s requirements to grow healthy and tall.