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Pothos

Botanical Name
Epipremnum aureum
Hardiness
Zones 10 to 12
Height
Depends upon supporting structure
Width
Depends upon supporting structure
Light
Bright indirect light or part sun
Soil
Well-drained potting mix
Planting & Care
  • Pothos is drought tolerant, keep soil consistently moist during the growing season and reduce fall thru late winter
  • Do not overwater
  • Loses variegation with too little light
  • Pinch or prune back stems to control size
  • Propagate by stem cuttings
  • All parts of this plant are poisonous
Problems
Root rot in poorly drained soil, scale, mites
Varieties
  • Marble Queen - white variegation, requires more light than the species

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