Posted 1M ago by @FullWoreya

Was leaving it outside okay?

I don't have the full version of the app, and I'm just trying my best. I was wondering if it was getting too much sun or heat? I've had them outside for a while, letting Mother nature take care of them until I could rehome them. But I feel like there's just too much direct sun in my garden. I'm not sure how to fix this problem. Any and all comments welcomed, eager to hear what tips and tricks there could be.
4โ€ pot with drainage
Last watered 2 months ago
That's hard to answer without more details. Where do you live? How hot has it been? How many hours of direct sunlight does your garden receive?

Generally speaking, pothos can handle morning sun and would like afternoon shade. They're originally tropical plants, so warm temperatures and high humidity are their thing. Just be mindful of sunburn, especially if they're not used to being outside.
Beautiful plant by the way, I'm in love with the variegation ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿค
Yeah I'm afraid it looks like she has sunburn honey ๐Ÿ˜ญ I find that generally most plants (though not all, just to make it confusing! Lmao ๐Ÿคฃ) like bright indirect light the best .. though even the ones that TECHNICALLY didn't like full sun can take a wee bit... As Charlie @charli3plant) said, it's just best to introduce them to it gradually. At first you should keep it to just half an hour and then increase it gradually... Though I don't leave mine in direct sunlight for more than about 3 hours ever, even those that have been acclimatised (though it is a little different with indoor plants, which all if mine are! Lol, as our windows provide some protection for them) also, because my flat is on a NW-SE axis the main windows either get sun in the VERY early morning or in that late afternoon, when is a bit more gentle. Unless you know for certain that your plant species can handle direct sun, I wouldn't advise letting them sit in it at midday, no matter where you live!

I'm afraid that damage won't heal now Hun, but it won't actually do her any further harm as long as you keep her out of direct light in future! You can clip it now if you like, or wait until she's grown a bit and once she has... Take it off then. Tbh, we usually clip them for our own sake rather than the plants! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Your plant will shed it in time if it's no longer useful, and if you see it dying off naturally DEFINITELY leave it, she's actually drawing all of the sugars sland minerals out of to put twds new growth in that case! ๐Ÿฅฐ But if it really bothers you she can live just fine without it, and clipping will stimulate new growth in itself, speeding up the process (she'll get her nutrients from you fertlising the soil for new growth lol... I just like to leave the processes as natural as possible where I can do don't tend to clip immediately if it's just for aesthetic reasons. But it's totally personal choice. It's a bit of a fallacy that damaged leaves drain resources, it didn't make much difference to the plants and they have ways of using dying leaves to help themselves. Clever aren't they?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅฐ) xx
Oh lord, I didn't even see the scorch mark. Yeah, that's definitely a sign that it's gotten too much sun. But! There's hope! Pothos are resilient. That leaf will probably start yellowing, and then once it's gone the plant can focus on new growth. Just put her in a mostly shaded spot while she recovers.
Just remember, different things work well for different people, different plants and different situations ... And there are no plant police! Lol ๐Ÿคฃ advice is always great from those who've been there, but you may have to tweak it to suit yourself and your plants... I'm a big advocate of the #faafo technique! (Fuck about and find out!! Lmao ๐Ÿคฃ) As half the joy of plant parenthood is the learning process with each new species you encounter, and that's always best done hands on by YOU! in the end, they'll usually tell you if they're not happy... And knowing what works in your own house for your own plants gives you the best basis for successfully keeping them all happy! Lol ๐Ÿคฃ xx