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About Golden Pothos
Feng shui experts say placing golden pothos in sharp corners or angles in your home can reduce anxiety and stress. 😌
A NASA/ALCA study on the use of common plants for indoor air purification also labeled golden pothos—along with Philodendron and spider plants—as the most effective in removing formaldehyde from the air. 💨
Also known as
Devil's Ivy, Ceylon Creeper, Hunter's Robe, Ivy Arum, Money Plant, Silver Vine, Solomon Islands Ivy, Taro Vine, Devil's Vine, Centipede Tongavine, Variegated Neon Pothos, Pothos 'Scrambled Egg' sport and Giant Hawaiian Pothos
How to care for Golden Pothos
Golden Pothos needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 6th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
December 8th, 2022
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 17.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m2 …
December 7th, 2022
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of day…
Golden Pothos 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 💪.️
San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Golden Pothos after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
What other plant parents say
this plant was given mealybugs from a neighboring plant but was one of 2 plants which were able to recover from the infestation and come back inside ! it’s pretty durable and forgiving if you forget to water it for a week or so. this plant has been great overall :))