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The Satin Pothos has intriguing silver and green heart-shaped leaves with a tendency to trail and cascade. The plant's soft green foliage is freckled with iridescent silver spots that bring its beauty to a new level of attraction.
Although named the Satin Pothos, this tropical plant is actually classified under the name Scindapsus pictus 'Exotica.' The plant gains its common name through its similarities to the popular classic Pothos plant. Like the Pothos, this Scindapsus trail or climb to ridiculous lengths.
When it comes to the plant care regimen for this shimmering houseplant, it is considered incredibly easy to grow. Like your typical Pothos, the Exotica is an excellent choice for first-time houseplant parents because it handles missed watering and minimal light without consequence. This plant tends to need even less light than the Golden and Marble Queen Pothos varieties.
The ideal care for the Satin Pothos includes bright indirect light, a breathable potting mix, and increased humidity levels. Provide this indoor plant with a peat moss pole or trellis and watch it climb to new heights!
When looking for a subtle yet beautiful houseplant to add to your collection, the Satin Pothos is a great option. Place these plants in hanging baskets or on the top of shelves to make the most of their cascading foliage.
|Mature Height:||6 to 8 Inches|
|Mature Width:||18+ Inches|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, direct light|
|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|
How to Care for Satin Pothos
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!
What is the best light for Satin Pothos Plants?
Satin Pothos Plants perform 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 Satin Pothos Plants?
Satin Pothos Plants do best in soil that stays slightly moist. A 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. Satin Pothos Plants also does well if grown exclusively in water without soil.
How do I water Satin Pothos Plants?
Satin Pothos Plants likes to stay slightly moist, not too wet or too dry. Too many yellow leaves mean the plant is staying wet too often, whereas brown leaf tips mean it has been kept too dry. They recover well from drying out occasionally. It generally takes a long time, but Pothos 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 and water when the top inch of soil is dry.
How do I fertilize Satin Pothos Plants?
In general, 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. Fertilize in the spring and summer when the plant is growing (and not dormant). 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. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow-release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting.