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Satin Pothos (Scindapsus Pictus)

Satin Pothos (Scindapsus Pictus)

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Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus), also known as Silver Pothos or Silk Pothos, is a beautiful trailing houseplant appreciated for its attractive, satin-like leaves. It's relatively easy to care for. Here are some guidelines to help you take care of your Satin Pothos:


  • Provide bright, indirect light for your Satin Pothos. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but its variegation and growth will be more robust in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.


  • Maintain a room temperature between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C). Protect your plant from cold drafts or extreme temperature fluctuations.


  • Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil to dry out before watering. Satin Pothos prefers to be kept moderately moist but not soggy. Water thoroughly when you do water, and ensure that the pot has good drainage to prevent overwatering.


  • Satin Pothos appreciates moderate to high humidity levels. If the air in your home is dry, use a humidifier, place a tray with water and pebbles near the plant, or mist the plant regularly to increase humidity.


  • Use a well-draining potting mix. A mix formulated for indoor tropical plants or a combination of potting soil, perlite, and peat moss works well.


  • Repot your Satin Pothos when it becomes root-bound or outgrows its pot. This may be needed every 1-2 years. Choose a slightly larger pot with good drainage and fresh potting mix.


  • Feed your Satin Pothos every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring through early autumn) with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer. Reduce or eliminate fertilization in the winter when the plant's growth slows down.


  • Trim away yellow or brown leaves and leggy growth to maintain the plant's appearance and encourage new growth.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Satin Pothos is generally resistant to pests, but it can occasionally attract common houseplant pests like mealybugs and spider mites. Inspect your plant regularly for pests and treat them promptly. Adequate airflow can help prevent fungal issues.

Satin Pothos is a stunning and easy-to-care-for houseplant that can add a touch of elegance to your indoor space. With proper care and attention to its specific needs for light, water, and humidity, it can thrive and become an attractive addition to your collection of houseplants.

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Charl K
Beautiful leaves!! 😍👌

I'm in love with this plant!! The splashes look silver in the light and the leaves are such a deep green its amazing. The trails on my plant are slightly longer than in this picture but I'm already super excited to see her grow more!! Super healthy, cute heart shape leaves, so relaxing to look at 😍💚