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Silver Satin Pothos Plants

Scindapsus pictus 'Argyraeus'

Silver Satin Pothos is a vining plant commonly used as a low-light houseplant. It gets part of its Latin name "pictus" which means painted, from the leaves that look like they been painted silver.

Growzone: 9-11

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Silver Satin Pothos has intriguing silver and green tear-shaped leaves with a tendency to trail and cascade. The silver coloring of the leaves is iridescent and blends in well with any color decor. 

Silver Satin Pothos is an incredibly low maintenance houseplant and is also known as Devil's Ivy because it is so difficult to kill. It is an excellent choice for first-time houseplant buyers because it handles missed watering and minimal light without consequence. Pothos has a tendency to trail and cascade, making it ideal for hanging baskets or containers in plant stands so it can cascade naturally.

This plant takes extremely well to pruning and can be kept more compact and branching if it is trimmed occasionally. Silver Satin Pothos is known to remove toxins, specifically formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene from the air indoors.

Silver Satin Pothos has intriguing silver and green tear-shaped foliage with a tendency to trail and cascade. For that reason, Pothos does well in hanging baskets or plant stands where the foliage can vine freely, covering space other plants can't. The other name for Pothos is Devil's Ivy because it is so difficult to kill, and that's exactly what makes it a great houseplant for beginners.

Pothos is on NASA's Clean Air List because it removes formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene from the air. This plant does best in fluorescent to bright, indirect light and likes to stay slightly moist but accepts a missed watering here or there. Pothos are incredibly easy to take care of, and there are several different color varieties, including Jade, Marble Queen, and Neon.

Growing Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 6 to 8 Inches
Mature Width: 18+ Inches
Classification: Colorful foliage
Sunlight: Fluorescent to bright, direct light
Habit: Trailing
Flower Color: Does not flower indoors (white spathe)
Foliage: Green and silver
Soil Condition: Regular potting mix
Water Requirements: Likes to stay slightly moist
Uses: Best in hanging baskets or plant stands to cascade
This Plants Growzone: 9-11
Silver Satin Pothos Plants Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Silver Satin Pothos Plants

Before you buy a Silver Satin Pothos Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.

What is the best light for Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

What is the best light for Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

Silver Satin Pothos Plants performs well in fluorescent light like office buildings or atriums or anywhere away from direct light. They can handle the bright, indirect light found in a northern or partially shaded eastern windowsill. Western or southern exposure would work as long as the plant is away from the window or the window is well shaded.

What is the best soil for Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

What is the best soil for Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

Silver Satin Pothos Plants does best in soil that stays slightly moist. Regular potting mix works well, try to keep the soil from drying out too much that it compacts, as it can be difficult to rehydrate. Silver Satin Pothos Plants also does well if grown exclusively in water without soil.

How do I water Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

How do I water Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

Silver Satin Pothos Plants like to stay slightly moist, not too wet or too dry. Too many yellow leaves means the plant is staying wet too often, whereas brown tips to the leaves means it has been kept too dry. They recover well from drying out occasionally. It generally takes a long time, but Silver Satin Pothos Plants will wilt if not watered enough, making it clear when the plant absolutely needs water. Wilting can also be caused by the plant staying too wet; check the soil condition before watering excessively.

How do I fertilize Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

How do I fertilize Silver Satin Pothos Plants?

In general, Silver Satin Pothos Plants do not require much fertilizer. Fertilizer is recommended only for plants potted in the same container for a long time to provide nutrients for new growth. Any all purpose, foliage fertilizer will work for Silver Satin Pothos. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. On the other hand, Biotone Starter or Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Silver Satin Pothos Plants indoors.


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