Pearls and jade pothos can grow up to three feet long trails, which makes them perfect as indoor plants. You can hang them in baskets and use their vines for decorative purposes.
In this guide, our experts have compiled the most straightforward care and propagation guide for this plant. Go through it and learn all the tricks that make this plant tick.
- What Is a Pearls and Jade Pothos?
- Pearls and Jade Pothos Care
What Is a Pearls and Jade Pothos?
Pearls and jade pothos, which also goes by the name Epipremnum aureum, is a variegated subtype of queen marble pothos. It has a climbing vine-like growth which makes it perfect for hanging baskets. The variegations on its deep green leaves are white-colored and stable.
Pearls and Jade Pothos Care
To take care of this plant, you must put it under intense, indirect light. It prefers its soil to be constantly moist but not wet, so water it only once a week. Keep humidity and temperature levels high and the soil loose, airy, and rich in nutrients. Lastly, regular grooming and pruning are a must.
Read the detailed pothos care guide here.
– Water Requirements
The water needs of pothos plants are simple, especially for those who are new to plant care. It prefers constantly moist soil, but it is still better to underwater than overwater this plant.
Frequency of Watering
You must water your jade plant once or every two weeks during spring and summer. Water once or twice a month during fall and winter because water evaporates slowly this time of year.
If you own a moisture meter, this will help you a lot with watering. Simply put this meter into the soil, and if the reading comes out one to three, you must water it immediately.
The Right Method
Your variegated pothos needs to be watered in a precise way. Read how to do this here.
- Use a large volume of water and keep a steady hand while watering.
- Don’t direct the water towards the stem and leaves of the plant. Instead, only water the soil’s surface.
- When the water drains out of the soil and the pot and collects into the saucer underneath, be quick to drain it right away.
Use Distilled or Filtered Water
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