How To Care For The Golden Pothos

The Golden Pothos is arguably one of the easiest of all houseplants to grow, for those who forget to water their plants. This trailing vine has pointed, heart-shaped green leaves, sometimes variegated with white, yellow, or pale green. While pothos likes bright, indirect light it can thrive in areas that don’t get much sunlight. It's an excellent plant for locations such as offices and dorm rooms. One advantage of growing pothos is that they are one of the many plants that can help purify indoor air of chemicals such as formaldehyde, trichloroethene, toluene, xylene, and benzene.

Low/Moderate maintenance. Locate it in bright indirect light.  A forgiving houseplant that grows even in low lighting and drought-like condition in cool temperature. 

Pothos prefer to have their soil dry out completely between waterings. If left continually in damp soil, the roots will rot. Black spots on the leaves and the sudden collapse of the plant indicate the soil has been kept too wet. The best way to tell when your plant needs watering is to stick a finger about an inch deep into the soil every week. If the soil feels moist avoid water. 

Mildly toxic to pets if ingested.

Known for their heart-shaped leaves and fast-growing vines. Perfect in entryways, on bookshelves and bookcases.

The pothos plant prefers a moderate amount of light and can even thrive in low light. Contrarily, it will not tolerate direct sunlight. Yellow pothos leaves can be an indication that your plant getting too much sun.

Purifies your air from formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. Toxins that can lead to poor health and low productivity. Resistant to insects.

Perseverance and longing. Abundance energy. Known as the money plant in many cultures. For someone who continually follows their dreams.

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