Epipremnum pictum Argyraeus 'Satin Pothos' | Root Houseplants
 

ABOUT ME

Hey, I'm Epipremnum pictum Argyraeus 'Satin Pothos'. My leaves are dark green with splashes of silver which looks pretty cool. I can be grown a trailing or hanging plant and I can tolerate low levels of light. I'm also know for my air-purifying qualities. 

 

DETAILS

I’m in a 14cm hanging pot and foliage is around 45cm length.

 

LIKES

I like my soil to dry out in-between watering's.

 

DISLIKES

Cold draughts.

 

LOOKING AFTER ME

I don't need too much water so just water when my soil is dry to touch. Mist my leaves regularly increase humidity. Make sure my winter temperature stays above 10°C and repot me every couple of years.

 

LIVING WITH PETS AND CHILDREN

I can be toxic to pets and children. Keep me out the way!

 

FAQ'S

 

How do you care for Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’?

 

Care for your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ by keeping it away from any hot or cold drafts. Store it in average warm temperatures  of 21ºC and temperatures no lower than 16ºC. Feed your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ with liquid fertiliser monthly  throughout the growing season.

 

Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ like their soil to dry out slightly during waterings. They prefer bright, filtered light but avoid harsh, direct sunlight at all costs. The foliage will fade in poor light.

 

How do I repot Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’?

 

  • Re-pot your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ in spring. 
  • Choose a pot one size larger than the current pot and ensure the pot has drainage holes.
  • Use a potting soil that’s similar to the Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos current potting mix. A normal potting soil mix is great. 
  • Water lightly to settle the new potting soil.

 

Why are my Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ leaves turning yellow?

 

Your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ leaves could be turning yellow due to direct sunlight, which will scorch it’s leaves. Alternatively, too little light will cause the Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ leaves to lose their variegation (colour). Yellow leaves are also a symptom of overwatering so ensure the plant has good drainage and always use room-temperature water. 

 

Are Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ Aroids?

 

No, Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ are not aroids. Aroids are plants from the Araceae family. Examples of Aroids are Philodendron, Anthurium and Zamioculcas plants. They are defined by a 'flower' called a spadix usually enclosed in a spathe.

Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ is an evergreen climber found in various countries across South East Asia.

 

Why is my Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ plant dying?

 

Your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ plant may be dying due to root rot caused by over watering. They prefer their soil to dry out in-between waterings and do not like wet roots. Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ also prefer high humidity, so keep humidity levels up by misting the leaves frequently, or invest in a humidifier.

 

How often should you water Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’?

 

You should water your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ when the soil becomes dry to touch. Check the soil by placing your finger 1-2" below the soil to test for moisture before you water. If the soil is dry then your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ will need watering. Reduce watering in winter and try to use soft tepid water when watering your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’.

 

Should you mist a Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’?

 

Yes, you should mist a Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ as this will help to increase humidity. Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ dislike dry air so misting will increase the humidity levels and prevent the plant from developing dry leaves and suffering leaf loss. You can mist your Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ every few days. As well as misting you can place your Calathea Musaica on a tray of watered pebbles to increase humidity or group all your plants together.

 

Does Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ need sunlight?

 

Like all plants, Epipremnum pictus Argyraeus ’Satin Pothos’ need sunlight to thrive. They prefer bright, filtered light but avoid harsh, direct sunlight at all costs as they will scorch their leaves and remove colourings. Too little light though, will cause variegation to fade.

Epipremnum pictum Argyraeus 'Satin Pothos'

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