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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Plant Height: Climbs to 15 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Year Round
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Whitish, green or in combination
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 15, 2011 8:04 AM

The Arrowhead plant is a perennial, woody vine capable of climbing to heights of 12 feet or more. The leaves change shape with the stages of growth, adult leaves being much more lobed than the juvenile form. The Arrowhead vine makes a nice house plant, preferring warmth and humidity, low light to bright shade but no direct sun. Stem cuttings are easily rooted for additional plants.

Toxicity: This plant contains calcium oxalates which cause irritation to the lips, tongue and throat and severe mouth pain if eaten. It's best to keep this one away from small children and pets who might nibble your plants!

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Plant Events from our members
LizDTM On March 20, 2017 Transplanted
LizDTM On March 18, 2017 Obtained plant
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