Shingle Plant


A handsome, commercially rare, vining houseplant that sports beautiful green foliage, the Shingle Plant has a curious growth habit: it climbs upwards on wood surfaces, with leaves slightly overlapping one another like shingles on a rooftop. This unique variety is grown and shipped, along with the wooden plank, fresh from our farm to your home.

  • Easy-care vining variety that thrives in warm/humid conditions.
  • Will grow along and attach itself to certain kinds of flat surfaces.
  • Can grow to be 3 feet or longer.

Light Level: Indirect Sunlight

This plant needs to live in a room with at least some natural light. Place it on a table or countertop with windows nearby.

Water Level: Thirsty

This plant can only go 1-2 weeks without water so check on it weekly and add water every time the top two inches of soil dry out.

Quick Tips

Once your Shingle Plant outgrows it's wooden plank, try guiding it onto another hard surface so that it can keep growing even taller!

Size Guide
Shingle Plant | medium

Plant Bio

Rhaphidophora hayi

Native to areas Southeast Asia, the Shingle Plant (Rhaphidophora hayi) is an uncommon member of the aroid family (Araceae) and closely related to monstera, philodendron, and pothos. A tropical vine, it appreciates warm, humid conditions and a sturdy support to climb up. For the leaves to have the flat, shingle-like effect, they need a vertical structure, such as a wall or plank, to grow against. Our Plant Hunter selected this species because it is relatively easy to grow in average household conditions and has only been available to plant collectors until now.

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Shingle Plant | medium

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