Plant Care Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

About Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

The genus name Epipremnum comes from the Greek roots meaning 'upon' and 'stump', since these plants are expert tree climbers! All parts of them are toxic, so be sure to keep them away from furry friends and small children.

Taxonomy

Epipremnum pinnatum 'Albo'
Epipremnum
Araceae
Alismatales

Also known as

Epipremnum pinnatum 'Variegata'

How to care for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

💦 Water

How often to water your Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Water needs for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum
0.5 cups
every 9

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum can tolerate being far from a window and light source. Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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💨 Humidity

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

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🪴 Soil

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

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💩 Fertilizer

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

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❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum is native to tropical China through Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum

Albo Epipremnum Pinnatum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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