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Epipremnum Aureum | Pothos Plant

The Epipremnum Aureum, otherwise known as Pothos, Golden Pothos, Devil’s Ivy, Silver Vine, and Cubicle Plant, is characterized by their variegated leaves, viney nature, and ease of care. These plants originated in the Solomon Islands.

Plant Information

Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum

Nicknames: Pothos, Golden Pothos, Devil’s Ivy, Money Plant, Silver Vine, Cubicle Plant

Origin: Solomon Islands

Size: Varies, the plant can grow to over 8 ft. in length.

Plant Care

Lighting: Epipremnum Aureum can thrive in low to bright light, however, does not like direct sunlight.

Watering: Allow the top few inches of soil to dry before watering thoroughly, do not overwater.

Fertilizing: Feed every 2 weeks spring, summer, and fall with a liquid fertilizer half diluted. Feed monthly during the winter.

Temperature: This viney plant thrives in 65-80°F all year-round

Humidity: This plant requires average humidity

Soil: Use all-purpose potting soil

Pruning: Long-running stems can be trimmed to keep the plant bushy, though not necessary for a healthy plant.

Propagation: Place 5 to 6 inch cuttings in water or moist perlite

Potential Problems: Devil’s Ivy is resilient to pests but may attract pests and disease if over-watered.

Poison Information: Epipremnum Aureum is a level 2 poisonous plant.