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Old 07-13-2014, 06:16 PM
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Help identifying a houseplant?


Hello!

I fell in love with this beautiful plant and purchased it from my local greenhouse. Sadly, it did not have a tag and the lady at the till could not tell me what it was.

Could anyone identify it for me?



Thank you kindly!
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Old 07-13-2014, 06:27 PM
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Might be an Aglaonema plant?
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:04 PM
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No,
It's a Scindapsus Silver Satin. Basically a Pothos type. Don't overwater, no direct sun, and not too hot.
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:14 PM
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Yes, that is definitely what it is! Thank you so much, tsilentseed!
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:26 PM
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You're very welcome!
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:40 PM
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Nice Scindaptus pictus Silver Satin!!! I lost alot of my Aroids when I moved house on the hottest day of the year looks like you know what you are doing with that one
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:38 PM
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Kinda looks like my silver philodendron. Very pretty though.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:25 AM
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Thank you! I love this plant dearly!

If I understand correctly from my research, I believe that Scindapsus Pictus Silver Satin is the same as Satin Pothos, which is also sometimes called Silver Philodendron (but it is in the pothos family- not a philodendron).
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Old 07-21-2014, 04:28 PM
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I am not sure....I'm not a big fan of common names, for that exact reason, but yes it appears those common names are attached to this Scindapsus (sorry I mistakenly spelt it with a 't' earlier). Its like saying Elephant Ear as that covers Alocasia, Colocasia, some Philodendrons etc, though I can understand that some people prefer common names as the scientific ones can be quiet a mouthful at times to say the least lol
They are all a member of the Aroid family or Araceae family
Hope this helps
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Old 07-21-2014, 05:21 PM
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That absolutely makes sense! Thank you for the information and clarification!
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Old 07-21-2014, 05:28 PM
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Anytime i am a bit of an Aroid lover!!
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Old 08-03-2014, 10:29 AM
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Are the leaves fuzzy? If not, it could be a philodendron brandtianum.
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Old 08-04-2014, 04:31 PM
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Definitely Scindapsus
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Old 08-04-2014, 04:41 PM
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Yes, it is Scindapsus for sure. Thank you, though! :-)
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