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Scindapsus pictus, also known as Silver Philodendron, is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for houseplant that can also be grown in a terrarium. Here are some tips to help you grow Scindapsus pictus in a terrarium:

  • Choose the right terrarium: Scindapsus pictus needs a terrarium with good drainage and ventilation. Choose a container with an opening or lid that allows for air flow.

  • Use well-draining soil: Scindapsus pictus prefers well-draining soil that is high in organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and coarse sand works well for this plant.

  • Provide bright, indirect light: Scindapsus pictus thrives in bright, indirect light. Place your terrarium in a location where it will receive plenty of natural light but avoid direct sunlight.

  • Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged: Scindapsus pictus prefers moist soil but can be prone to root rot if overwatered. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.

  • Maintain high humidity: Scindapsus pictus prefers high humidity environments. Keep the soil moist and mist the leaves regularly to maintain the humidity levels.

  • Fertilize sparingly: Scindapsus pictus does not require a lot of fertilizer. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer at half the recommended strength once a month during the growing season.

  • Prune regularly: Scindapsus pictus can grow quite long and vine-like if not pruned regularly. Prune back the plant to encourage bushy growth and prevent it from taking over your terrarium.

With these tips, you can successfully grow Scindapsus pictus in a terrarium and enjoy its stunning, silver leaves. Just be sure to monitor the plant for any signs of stress and adjust the care accordingly.

Silver Philodendron - Scindapsus pictus L plug

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