Scindapsus 'Silver Princess Mila'
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Base Species or Cultivar:
“Silver Princess Mila” is named after our daughter. She exudes strength and elegance resembling the leaves of this cultivar.
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
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
“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.