How many types of pothos are there?

There are 15 different species of pothos worldwide and, despite the fact that pothos are poisonous, they are popular houseplants. The golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum) and Epipremnum pinnatum are probably the most popular and well-known pothos varieties kept as houseplants.

How do I identify my pothos?

The distinguishing feature between the types of pothos is their leaf variegation. Some plants have dark leaves, and other pothos have bright lemon and lime-colored leaves, and other have green and white leaves.

What is the rarest type of pothos?

Harlequin Pothos. Harlequin is the rarest pothos you can lay your hands on. It looks a lot like Manjula and looks like a mix of marble and snow queen pothos with a little more variegation on the leaves.

What is the most common type of pothos?

Golden Pothos
Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

Likely the most widely available pothos on the market, the golden pothos is characterized by waxy, heart-shaped green leaves with yellow variegation. It is considered a fast grower and does well in a variety of light conditions—from low light to bright, indirect light.

How do I make my pothos more full?

The best way to make pothos fuller is to prune it twice a year in spring and fall. Pruning stimulates new growth and removes the longer vines that make your plant appear leggy and less full. Clip some of the vines back to within 2 inches (5 cm) of the soil. Shorten other vines by cutting them off at random points.

Which pothos grows fastest?

Among all the pothos variety, the Devil’s Ivy or Golden Pothos is the fastest-growing Pothos. In months from December to May, it shows vigorous growth. It grows as fast as 12 inches per month. It is a ferocious grower and the best indoor plant for beginners.

Which pothos is the most beautiful?

Snow Queen Pothos

The bold patches of white-cream splashes on the rich green foliage make these pothos quite stunning to look at. As the name suggests, most of the part of the foliage is pure white and the rest is green.

Can you mix different types of pothos together?

The simple answer here is yes, two pothos will typically be fine when potted together. In fact, more than one cultivar in the same pot should be fine together. But the key is making sure that the pot is big enough to house them.

How can you tell the difference between Golden and marble Queen pothos?

These plants look similar in the variegation, but Marble Queen is white or creamy whereas Golden is, well, golden. Color is the greatest difference between these two Pothos plants. The Golden Pothos, true to its name, has flecked golden variegation patterns. In highly variegated plants, the color appears mottled.

How can you tell the difference between a pothos and a philodendron?

Because of the differences in growth habits, pothos have petioles that are indented towards the stem they connect to, while philodendrons have petioles that are fully rounded. 3 Philodendron petioles also tend to be thinner than the petioles of pothos.

Are Hawaiian pothos and golden pothos the same?

The main difference between these two Pothos plants is in leaf size. Golden Pothos remain relatively small indoors, while Hawaiian Pothos leaves grow much larger under the same conditions – usually bigger than the size of your hand if the lighting is right.

What is the difference between Glacier and NJoy pothos?

The main difference between Glacier Pothos and NJoy Pothos is that Pothos N Joy has larger leaves with more pointed tips. At the same time, Glacier Pothos leaves are smaller, less oval, and less sharp at the end. Also, N Joy Pothos has more green color whereas Glacier Pothos is dominated by white.

Why is pothos called money plant?

It is called a money plant because of its round, plumb, flat leaves that might with a bit of imagination look like a coin. Also, there is a popular story about the origin of the money plant related to a poor man from Taiwan.

Which is easier to grow pothos or philodendron?

Although both are tropical plants, pothos are overall a bit hardier compared to philodendrons. They also grow faster and have a better tolerance to inadequate lighting and watering. These differences, however, aren’t as defining since there are philodendron varieties that are just as adaptable as pothos.

Is Devils ivy the same as pothos?

The pothos (also called Devil’s Ivy) is also a tropical vine. The difference is that it has crisp, shiny leaves with gold, white, or yellow markings. The most common pothos is the silver pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Marble Queen’).

How often do I water my pothos plant?

Water your Pothos every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. Some signs of overwatering include yellowing leaves and black stems, while underwatered plants will wilt and their potting mix will dry out.

Do pothos plants clean the air?

Pothos. One of the primary reasons Pothos is popular is it can tolerate lower light, lower humidity and cooler temperatures than many other plants. Pothos are rated one of the best houseplants for removing all indoor air toxins.