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Satin pothos

Scindapsus pictus

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'Satin pothos' is a plant in the Scindapsus genus with a scientific name of Scindapsus pictus.

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee)
Genus: Scindapsus (skin-DAP-sus)
Species: pictus (PIK-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Argyraeus
Additional cultivar information: (aka Silver, Silver Cloud)

Synonym:Epipremnum pictum
Synonym:Scindapsus pictus
Synonym:Scindapsus argyraeum

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Grown for foliage

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Treat as a perennial - it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

Normally grows with a vine habit.

Popular varieties of Satin pothos with home gardeners are Argyraeus, Marble and Satin.

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Satin pothos Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin pictus meaning “painted”

Other names for Satin pothos

Silk pothos, Silver philodendron

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