Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight' is a vining species of Scindapsus. It has flat dark green leaves with hints of silver and can be grown as a trailing or hanging plant. In its natural habitat, it climbs up trees and is also known for its air-purifying qualities.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
How do you take care of Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’?
Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ care involves keeping it in a warm, moderately humid environment. Take care not to overwater this house plant by letting its soil dry out in between waterings. During winter make sure that it is kept in a room that stays above 10°C and repot the plant every couple of years. Cold drafts and soggy soil can inhibit this plant’s growth, keep it healthy by regularly misting it instead of overwatering.
What light does Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ need?
Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ needs bright indirect light in order for it to thrive. The plant will exhibit the best leaf colour and variegation when it’s kept in these light conditions. If the colour of its leaves are more subdued, this could be a sign that it needs more light, but make sure to avoid leaving it in direct sunlight as this could damage it.
How do you propagate Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’?
Propagate Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ by taking cuttings 3-4 inches long from just below a node from the bottom leaf during spring. Plant three of these cuttings together on the outside of a 3-inch pot with equal parts peat moss and perlite potting mix. Cover the entire pot in a clear plastic bag and leave in an area with bright filtered light. In two weeks these will have rooted, you can then water the cuttings moderately. Three months later you should be able to move each plant into its own 3-inch pot and then care for it as normal.
What soil should Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ be planted in?
Plant Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ in well-draining soil which allows the plant to dry out between waterings.
Is Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ poisonous?
Scindapsus treubii 'Moonlight’ is toxic and should, therefore, be kept away from pets and children.