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Golden Pothos Houseplant

  • - Pet Safe: No
  • - Care Level: Low
  • - Space Required: 24 inches
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: North, East or West facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Golden Pothos Houseplant
Plant Features

The Golden Pothos, scientifically known as Epipremnum aureum, is a popular and hardy houseplant favored for its ease of care and attractive, heart-shaped leaves. The leaves are a vibrant green, often variegated with streaks or spots of yellow or white. This plant is particularly valued for its air-purifying qualities and its ability to thrive in a range of indoor conditions. It can be grown as a trailing vine in hanging baskets or trained to climb on supports.

In terms of troubleshooting, the Golden Pothos is relatively problem-free but can encounter a few issues. Yellowing leaves can indicate overwatering or poor drainage, while brown leaf tips may suggest low humidity or irregular watering. If the variegation in the leaves starts to fade, it might need more light. However, too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves. Pothos plants are also susceptible to pests like mealybugs and scale insects, which can be managed with regular inspections and appropriate treatments.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Once per month when actively growing
Humidity Level Medium (mist every 2-3 days)
Temperature 60-85 F
Care Level No Thumb (plants will tolerate neglect)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 6-10 feet
Mature Spread 10-20 inches
Habit Trailing
Foliage Color Multicolored
Garden Styles Houseplant
Pet Friendly No