This vining plant is part of the Araceae family and is an excellent climber; they use their fleshy roots to grip the bark of trees. This variety have vibrant neon leaves which are almost heart shaped.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
Pot: 15cm hanging pot
Foliage: Approximately 30cm in length.
Also available in a 12cm pot and 20cm foliage length.
Is neon pothos poisonous to cats?
Yes! Unfortunately, despite these plants being lovely to like, they are poisonous to cats, as well as dogs and also people. It’s important to keep these plants out of reach of anything that might fancy a nibble, as every part of this plant is toxic.
How do you make epipremnum aureum flower?
Epipremnum aureum does not flower, even when it’s growing in the wild! Scientific research undertaken by the North Carolina Central University has suggested that this has something to do with a deficiency of bioactive genes could be responsible for this.
How do you care for epipremnum Aureum?
Care for epipremnum aurem by keeping it in a warm environment under filtered light that is free of draughts. Although this plant can survive briefly in temperatures of 10°C, it’s happiest at around 18-24°C. Water this plant moderately, allowing the soil to dry out a bit between each feed. Use a mister or humidifier and place your plant on a tray of watered pebbles to keep things humid. Feed with fertiliser every 2-3 weeks during the growing season and dilute the fertiliser to half the dosage.
How can I make my pothos grow faster?
Your pothos will grow faster if you give it the optimal living conditions to thrive in, that means attending to all of the care points mentioned above. Make sure your plant has plenty of bright, indirect sunlight (filtered through a curtain or window) and keep the room humid and warm. You should also keep an eye out for pests, as these could stop your plant from growing properly.
Do pothos like coffee grounds?
Pothos plants do like the occasional coffee ground feed. The only time you should consider doing this is when you come to repotting your plant, as it’s best not to unduly disturb the plant. You can mix your used coffee grounds with the soil in your new pot before transplanting your pothos into its new home.
Do pothos like to be misted?
Pothos love to be misted. This plant thrives best in rainforest environments, so it likes to be kept in a humid, warm environment. Mist the leaves frequently, or invest in a humidifier so that this plant can continue to thrive.
Do pothos need to be repotted?
Pothos plants don’t usually require repotting as they can live happily enough in a small pot, in fact this prevents them from growing too large. You may want to think about repotting this plant if its roots are growing large enough to block any drainage holes in your existing pot, but otherwise, it’s better to leave it as is.
Why are my pothos leaves small?
Small leaves on a pothos plant can be indicative of poor care. Check that it’s getting enough indirect sunlight, make sure it’s kept in humid conditions and that it’s not being subjected to regular draughts which could be inhibiting its growth. Finally, you can promote healthy growth by feeding it with half-diluted fertiliser every 2-3 weeks during its growing season.
How often do pothos need to be watered?
How often your pothos plant needs to be watered will depend on the conditions that you are keeping it in. You water the pot when it’s dried out a bit from its last feed. If your environment isn’t as humid as it should be, then you may find that you need to water your pothos more frequently.