Questions tagged [aroid]

Common name of the Araceae family. Use this tag with questions about plants that are member of the aroid family. Some of the most popular family members are Monsteras, Philodendrons, Peace lilies, Pothos, Scindapsus, Syngoniums, Chinese evergreens (Aglaonema).

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Is it a Philodendron "Imperial Red" or a "Rojo Congo"? How to tell these two varieties apart?

I came across this plant at a local nursery and it was labelled as Philodendron. Without any species or variety information. Now I am almost sure that it is not a "Black Cardinal". I think ...
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Yellow Spotting Queen Anthurium

Hello I've had this plant for about two months but the spots were on all the leaves at time of purchase. Some things that may be helpful. No insects present on plant Plant was moved from nursery to ...
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Light brown chalky Anthurium leaf is it interveinal chlorosis?

I'm new to this stack community so please be nice. There is a light brown chalky color on my Anthurium's leaves its not an obvious fungus structure the best I can determine is that it's something like ...
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Help with struggling ZZ plants

We got a ZZ plant for my daughter last summer and it has been going well, but recently it has been struggling. We noticed a little leaf yellowing and we thought it might be cramped in the pot (the ...
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How to encourage my Alocasia xAmazonica to make new offsets?

My Alocasia xAmazonica has gone through its second winter and is expected to break dormancy soon. It has got many new leaves throughout latest growth season, but at the moment just three remained. I ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

I have had my Monstera Deliciosa since March 2020, it's still relatively small (maybe five big leaves) but has become very top heavy and looks like it has outgrown it's current pot. It is also growing ...
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Can I overwinter this Alocasia bulb

From the moment I saw this club-shaped thing sticking out from the topsoil, I knew it was a bulb or a corm. This one accidentally broke-off, but luckily I have at-least one more around the plant which ...
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What kind of Syngonium species or cultivar this plant is?

I have a Syngonium or commonly known as Arrowhead vine but I cannot really decide which species or cultivar it is. Based on its coloration and texture it looks like a Syngonium White Butterfly but by ...
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Should I get a tissue-cultured Rhaphidophora tetraspermas or find a regular one instead?

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma has become readily available due to its mass production using tissue-culture or otherwise known as micropropagation. So plants are kind of being cloned artificially in ...
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Diffenbachia leaves curl

My Diffenbachia leaves curl up from time to time. I water it once a week and it gets moderate sunlight. It opens back up eventually. Can anyone explain why this happens?
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What type of Monstera is this plant?

I own a small Monstera, but I do not know which specific Monstera. It is about 7 stems in a 9 cm pot. There is only one stem that has two leaves with holes. My guess is that it is either a Monstera ...
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How can I encourage my plants to push out larger leaves?

I have some potted plants (Philodendron selloum, Monstera deliciosa) that were propagations from larger plants. Their leaves are on average only about 4 inches long. They were propagated about a year ...
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Philodendron Brasil unfurl deformed

The leaves unfurl in a deformed manner, it will unfurl in a unusual shape, or be crinkled or translucent in some parts. I can't see any bugs, however it typically only happens on new leaves. I apply a ...
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Philodendron Imperial Red: What could be causing "burn spots" on leaves?

I have been slowly watching spots appear on the new leaves of my philodendron. They are small, brown and dry (similar in look to leaf tips when under/over watered). They don't appear on the leaves ...
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Is this an effective technique to propagate climbers with aerial roots

I bought a Monstera "Monkey mask" in a small pot. Right now, it is erect because the stem is still short. The stem is already showing button-sized aerial roots popping-out of the main stem. I have ...