Formal name: Epipremnum aureum
Nicknames: Golden pothos, silver vine, taro vine, devil’s vine, devil’s ivy.
Family: Arum family, Araceae.
Native habitat: Mo’orea in the Society Islands of French Polynesia.
Difficulty level: Easy and undemanding!
Light requirements: Prefers bright indirect light. However, pothos can survive in an environment with fluorescent light and lots of shade.
Watering: Frequent. However, we recommend letting the soil dry out between waterings to avoid root rot.
Soil: Rich, well-draining. We recommend a combination of indoor potting soil and perlite.
Temperature: Pothos like high humidity and should be kept above 50 F. These plants will thrive in an environment that is between 65 to 75 F.
Pothos are an excellent beginner plant. Their vine-like structure creates an excellent addition to any room! They are welcoming, easy, and undemanding plants. These plants grow quickly and the cuttings can be propagated to grow new plants. Similar to a Philodendron, Pothos leaves will begin to droop, telling you exactly when they need to be watered.
*Pothos are poisonous to animals and humans if ingested.
Read more about propagation, fertilization and additional care on the sites below.