Officially this plant is called Epipremnum pinnatum, the name of this race is “Aureum”. The plant also has names like “Pothos vine”, “Devil’s Ivy” and “Ivy Arum”. However, the plant is best known with its former name: Scindapsus aureum, shortly “Scindapsus”. The Scindapsus belong to the familie of Araceae. The plant naturally grows in the forests of South-East Asia, where its leaves can measure up to 100 centimetres. The European house plant is a younger form of this plant.They are twining climbers with fairly thick foliage that show yellow spots. The plant needs plenty of light (but no direct sunlight) when it hasn’t much leaf-green. Still, this tropical plant can withstand dry and fairly dark environments. During the winter it may be placed in cold spaces.Care
Plenty of light or semi-shade, no direct sunlight.
Ideal temperature 18 to 22 degrees Celsius, no temperatures below 15 degrees Celsius.
Moderate humidity (50 – 60 %), withstands temporary dry air.
Keep the soil moist but do not allow the soil to dry out, give water once a week.
Sprinkle the plant with water regularly.
Fertilize slightly every fortnight, fertilize once every two months during the winter.
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