Syngonium podophyllum 'Milk Confetti'

Sprouts of Bristol
Checking local availability

Scientific Name
Syngonium podophyllum (foot-leafed plant with carpels) 'Milk Confetti'

Common Name
Arrowhead Vine, African Evergreen, Nephthytis, Goosefoot Plant 'Milk Confetti'

Tropical rainforests of South America

Syngoniums, commonly referred to as arrowhead plants due to the spiky shape of their leaves, will love you if you keep them humid! This variety gets the 'Milk' in its name from the bright white variegation across its leaves, and the 'Confetti' from the sprinkle of delicate pale pink which speckles them. Choose this unusual variety as a centrepiece for dazzling green and white foliage with gorgeous pale pink patches across the spiky leaves which give the arrowhead its name.

Likes bright, indirect light; too little or too much light and you may lose the variegation, and too much direct sunlight will cause spindly growth.


Allow the top third of the soil to dry out in between watering; always allow to drain as this plant does not like sitting in soggy soil

Syngoniums love high humidity- they will benefit from frequent misting or the introduction of a humidity tray.


Use a moisture-retentive, well-draining mix to keep this thirsty plant happy but not too soggy.

Feed every four waters in the growing season, reduce to every six in autumn and winter.


Average household temperatures of about 18-26°C are perfect- make sure it doesn't drop below 12°C in winter.

No, this plant is toxic to pets and small humans.

Sprouts Top Tips
If the tips of the leaves are browning, it is probably too dry for your plant; try misting it or making a humidity tray to increase humidity!


Check out The Sprouts Blog

Sprouts insights to house plants, gardening, our favourite brands and plant hire case studies.
Ten of our most popular houseplants - Sprouts of Bristol
With nearly four years of business under our belt, and many more years of looking...
Jessy EdgarJun 07, 2024
Slugs… snails… and how to stop them eating your garden plants? - Sprouts of Bristol
It's an age old question. You might have tried salt, copper tape, egg shells, sheep...
Jessy EdgarJun 04, 2024
Spider Plants: Why Rhianna loves them, and why you should too - Sprouts of Bristol
Maybe your granny has one, or your parents. Maybe you see them in your local...
Rhianna BanghamMay 30, 2024