Epipremnum Aureum

Epipremnum aureum is a species of trailing leafy vine in the arum family Araceae, native to the southeast Asia. The species is one of the easiest and popular beginner houseplant. The plant has many common names including golden pothos, Ceylon creeper, or devil’s ivy.  The Golden Pothos has medium green, heart-shaped leaves sometimes with golden-yellow variegation. 

Pothos are the perfect plants for hanging baskets, wall sconces, or climbing trellises.This plant is famous for its long vine and its ability to stay green even when given some of the worst conditions. 

Care Level

Beginner

Maintenance

Pest/Disease

Common pest include mealybugs, spider mites, and scale insects.

Mealybugs are typically the most common of these and can be removed using alcohol and a cotton swab, or removed by hand.

Size

Golden Pothos can reach lengths of up to 40 feet in tropical jungles. Indoors, the pothos plant usually confines itself to about 6 to 10 feet.

Light

Golden Pothos can survive in almost any light environment. They tolerate low to almost little light, but do best in moderate indoor light.

Water:


Golden Pothos have a shallow root system which means less water is needed to saturate the soil down to the lowest roots.

This plant need to be watered every 9-10 days, often less, depending on your home's temperature, light levels, and humidity.

Pet Friendly:

No, All Pothos contain insoluble calcium oxalates which can cause mild to severe irritation.