Learn how to care for the Satin Pothos or Scindapsus pictus!
The Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus) is native to Southeast Asia and has the reputation of being one of the easiest houseplants to keep alive. It is known for its heart-shaped leaves, splashed with spots of iridescent gray, and fast-growing trailing vines. This Pothos is not actually a Pothos plant – although it looks extremely similar! That's just its common name. Instead it is a variety of Scindapsus pictus. They are different genera but within the same family.
Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.
Any humidity level will do.
Average home temperature of 65°F-75°F. It’s best not to let it go below 60°F.
This is generally a very easy-going plant.
SYMPTOM: Leaves curling, wilting
SYMPTOM: Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix
This plant can be toxic if ingested. Best practice is always to keep houseplants out of reach of small children and pets.
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