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Posted 1M ago by @LogicalCutgrass

Does it need to have soil in the pot, as I've placed its roots in water. Is this ok?
#GoldenPothos
8” pot
Last watered 1 month ago
Just change the water once a week
Pothos are so hardy! They can live in water a long time....I have 2 vines that live in water on my mantle....it's been about a year! 🀫🀭
Give it some hydroponic nurishment to make it pop :)
Plants can live in water for a few months, but after so long it will start to decline due to lack of nutrients. However, they do make plenty of nutrients for hydroponic based growing set ups that you could use to keep her there permanently!
Yes. It’s good, like @LatiTish84 said, change the water to make sure it gets oxygen. And I also concur with everyone who said that they will need nutrients that only hydroponic solutions or soil can give. So once it roots, you will want to make sure it gets nutrients other by putting it soil or adding nutrients to the water.
@LogicalCutgrass just like @LatiTish84 said change the water every 7 to 10 days and you will be fine. I am propagating pothos right now. I change their water every 10 days. They are very hardy plants like @PlantEsteem said. They are one of my favorite plants.
I have many water babies... Just give them liquid fertilizer every so often and they'll be fine πŸ™‚
Thank you all for your valuable comments and encouragement. I've had this Pothos for about 3 years now, and have been changing the water weekly. But for the past 2 months there has been a significant fall of leaves. They start to turn yellow as if growing ripe and then fall off. As u can see in the pic, I've supported the stem with the string to the vent frame. Trying to figure out what else could have gone wrong
It probably just wants some food... (: are the roots still healthy?
I would also suggest maybe guiding it to your curtain rod instead of the air vent... It may be too cold up there or it may want more light... Keep us updated if you try any new stuff (:
If you do decide to eventually transition to dirt, make sure you toughen up the roots first. Water roots and dirt roots are quite different. I generally put mine and a slurry of Half dirt half water for a week or two just so that they tough enough.οΏΌ
@WickedValkyrie Great advice!
@Marthamaywho92 Never thought to do that! Great idea!
Just change water every 10 days or so hot to feed it tho still since there’s no soil

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