Scindapsus pictus trebieis alarge leaved climber with heart shaped leaves similar to Philodendron but with stunning silver variegation. Out of the stem grow aerial roots which are best given a moss pole to cling to, misting the pole occasionally will give you a much healthier plant.
The dark jade of the leaves highlights the wonderful silvery highlights that have an individually random splotchy appearance on each leaf. You will find as the plant matures the leaves get slightly darker which brings out these highlights even more. You can also increase the darkness of the leaves by keeping it in a darker position. But be careful, as too much darkness and the variegation will fade completely.
Temperature Average warmth; keep warm in the winter minimum of 55°F. It can tolerate moderate tempratures ranging from 55-85°F. They are tropical plants and would prefer a higher temprature of 70-90°F.
WateringWater well in the growing season. Be carefull to let the compost dry out slightly between waterings. High humidity so mist frequently. Bright Yellow leaves indicate that this plant has gotten too dry before you have watered it. New growth and older leaves turn black when over watered.
Feeding A liquid feed every month or so.
Tips If your plant is getting too leggy pinch out the growing tips in spring and it will bush out nicely.
Light Level Bright indirect light. Too much shade and the variegation will fade. Try to avoid direct sunlight.