Scindapsus 'Silver Princess Mila'

Accepted:

No

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Under review

Published in:

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Released Year:

Unknown

Propagated:

No

Cultivar Type:

Form

Originator:

Unknown

Namer:

Alan Cerino

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Scindapsus pictus

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Cultivar Origin:

Name Origin:

“Silver Princess Mila” is named after our daughter. She exudes strength and elegance resembling the leaves of this cultivar.

Growth Habit:

Similar to other Scindapsus Pictus, this cultivar can shingle or vine.
Leaves are arranged in an alternating fashion and are attached to the stem in a petiolate manner
Grown in Mediums: airy aroid mixture, water, leca, and spagnum moss.
Grown in Environments (consistent growth patterns):
Indoor Greenhouse - Temp 75-85 F / 80-90% Humidity / 8 Hours grow light
Outdoor Greenhouse - Temp 80-90 F / 60% Humidity / Shaded Sunlight
Indoor no Greenhouse - Temp 65-75 F / 50% Humidity / Indirect Sunlight

Leaf Blade:

Mature Leaves: 10-12cm Length / 6-8cm Width
Young Leaves: 4-6cm Length / 3-4 Width

This particular cultivar displays:
-Leaf lamina is flat, while the silver areas are slightly raised
-Acute Leaf Apex
-Cordate Leaf Shape
-Cordate bases that do not overlap when leaf has matured
-Vennation is pinnate
-Silver coloring along the edges of the leaf blade and and green run down the center of the leaf

Bloom and Fruit:

Not observed yet

Distinguishing Characteristics:

“Silver Princess Mila” is unique in having the thickest leaves among the other Scindapsus Pictus. The Cordate Leaves are firm and solid with a matte finish. Despite being matte in texture, the silver pattern has a remarkable shimmer similar to Scindapsus Pictus Platinum. Silver Princess Mila can become predominantly silver vs green, but still maintain a relative balance. The leaf lamina can display subtle warm undertones. She carries a wider spectrum of green contrast and vs its counterparts: exotica, silver lady, silver splash, and argyraeus.

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