How to grow the Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium wendlandii) from cuttings

Syngonium wendlandii cuttings

Arrowhead Plant

The Arrowhead Plant or Arrowhead Syngonium (Syngonium wendlandii) is a climber native to Costa Rica. It belongs to the Araceae family and its shoots can grow several meters long.

Since Syngonium wendlandii forms many aerial roots, propagation with cuttings is easy.

Arrowhead Plant cuttings
Cuttings of the Arrowhead Plant with aerial roots.

This plant can be grown from: stem cuttings,

Stem cuttings with one node can be used.

Syngonium node
The nodes are in the leaf axils.


At room temperature Syngonium wendlandii can be propagated with cuttings throughout the year.

Arrowhead Plant cutting


Bright to part shaded with morning, evening and winter sun.


Standard mixes for potted plants, herbs or vegetables are suitable. Larger cuttings also root well in a water glass.


Temperatures between 68 and 86 °F (20 to 30 °C) are optimal.

New growth after

At 72 °F (22 °C) it takes four to six weeks until the first leaves appear.

More infos

To prevent small cuttings from drying out, it is advantageous to cover the propagation pot.

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