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5 Best Pothos Varieties for Your Home

This plant is a member of the Araceae family, and its scientific name is Epipremnum aureum. Pothos, also known as Money plants, are said to bring good fortune, wealth, and prosperity in Feng Shui.

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Marble Queen Pothos
Marble Queen Pothos

One of the most popular houseplants is the pothos. Its adaptability makes it an excellent air purifying houseplant. Pothos is a South Pacific island that originated in the Solomon Islands. This plant is a member of the Araceae family, and its scientific name is Epipremnum aureum. Pothos, also known as Money plants, are said to bring good fortune, wealth, and prosperity in Feng Shui.

If you're just getting started with gardening, these plants are a terrific place to start. These plants are simple to look after and don't necessitate a lot of your time. These plants will flourish wonderfully either cascading downwards from your hanging baskets or their tendrils trailing on walls with plenty of light and a wet spot. You have a wide range of options to pick from. We’ll discuss 5 wonderful varieties in this article:

1. Neon Pothos

  • Epipremnum aureum 'Neon' is the scientific name for them. If you are someone who likes a bit different shades of colors then this variety will be your absolute favorite.

  • They feature lovely lemon yellow heart-shaped leaves that are even brighter when they're young. They can reach a height of 2 to 6 feet.

2. Golden Pothos

  • Epipremnum aureum is the scientific name for these. This type is one of the most popular, and the name comes from the golden to yellow leaves.

  • They thrive in humid tropical regions and can reach heights of 5 to 12 feet. The leaves have a heart shape to them. This golden pothos type is also known as Devil's Ivy and is the simplest to grow.

3. Satin/Silver Pothos

  • These are from a separate species and are formally called Scindapsus pictus. They can reach a height of 2 to 6 feet. The heart-shaped leaves are dark green in colour.

  • The dark green leaves include silver specks. Keep it in direct sunlight for optimal results if you want dark silver flecks. These aren't as big as some of the other types.

4. Pearls and Jade Pothos

  • Epipremnum aureum 'Pearls and Jade' is the scientific name for them.

  • The University of Florida developed this proprietary variety. They have lovely silver grey and white variegated leaves, particularly along the edges. The leaves are smaller than those of other cultivars.

5. Marble Queen Pothos

  • Epipremnum aureum 'Marble Queen' is the scientific name for them. With green leaves and white streaks, these are exceedingly variegated.

  • It can reach a maximum height of 1-2 feet. Slow growth is caused by high variegation. As a result, it's critical to keep your plant in direct sunlight, as a darker setting will stunt its growth.

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