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**Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash'** is a stunning vining plant known for its heart-shaped leaves adorned with silvery splashes and variegation. Here are some care tips to keep your Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash' healthy and vibrant:

### Light
- **Bright, Indirect Light**: This plant thrives in bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light can reduce the intensity of the variegation.
- **Tolerates Low Light**: It can tolerate lower light conditions, but growth may slow, and variegation may diminish.

### Watering
- **Moderate Watering**: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Ensure the soil remains evenly moist but not waterlogged.
- **Avoid Overwatering**: Overwatering can lead to root rot. Make sure the pot has good drainage to allow excess water to escape.

### Humidity
- **Prefers High Humidity**: Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash' prefers higher humidity levels but can adapt to average household humidity.
- **Humidity Solutions**: Increase humidity by using a humidifier, placing the plant on a tray of wet pebbles, or misting the leaves regularly.

### Temperature
- **Warm Temperatures**: Ideal temperatures range from 65-85°F (18-29°C). Keep the plant away from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

### Soil
- **Well-Draining Soil**: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat moss, perlite, and regular potting soil.
- **Acidic to Neutral pH**: Aim for a soil pH of 6.0 to 6.5.

### Fertilization
- **Balanced Fertilizer**: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
- **Reduce Fertilization in Winter**: Fertilize less frequently during the fall and winter months when the plant's growth slows down.

### Pruning and Maintenance
- **Regular Pruning**: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. Trim back leggy vines as needed.
- **Remove Dead Leaves**: Regularly remove any yellowing or dead leaves to keep the plant looking its best.

### Repotting
- **Repot Every 1-2 Years**: Repot the plant every 1-2 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is only slightly larger than the current one.
- **Refresh the Soil**: Repotting also gives you an opportunity to refresh the soil and provide new nutrients.

### Pests and Diseases
- **Watch for Pests**: Common pests include spider mites, mealybugs, and scale. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
- **Prevent Diseases**: Good air circulation and proper watering practices help prevent fungal diseases like root rot and leaf spot.

By following these care tips, your Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash' should thrive and bring a touch of elegance to your indoor garden.

Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash'

SKU: ScindapSilvSpl
$15.00Price
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