A species of Tongavines, Also known as Devil's ivy, Taro vine, Ceylon creeper, Ivy arum, Money plant, Hunter's robe Botanical name : Epipremnum aureum Genus : Tongavines
Golden pothos, A species of Tongavines
Also known as:
Devil's ivy, Taro vine, Ceylon creeper, Ivy arum, Money plant, Hunter's robe
Botanical name: Epipremnum aureum
The golden pothos is a popular flowering house plant that's commonly seen in Australia, Asia, and the West Indies. It goes by many nicknames, including "devil's ivy," because it is so hard to kill, and can grow in the dark. Golden pothos has poisonous sap, so it should be kept away from pets and children.
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People often ask
Since its green leaves are laced with the color gold, it is called Golden Pothos. Epipremnum aureum has a long and tortuous naming history, and it has been reclassified several times. It was first classified as Pothos aureus. In 1962, scholars discovered that it actually had a blossoming phase. Since then, scholars closely observed and investigated the plant's flowers, leaves and growth, and determined its latin name to be Epipremnum aureum.
Even if kept in the dark, it can stay green the whole year long, just like the tenacity of the devil. It is also known as devil's ivy because it is almost impossible to kill.
Happiness, good fortune, determination to achieve one's goals, wealth
Environmental Protection Value
The golden pothos has strong air purification properties and impurity adsorption abilities, which can effectively remove a number of toxins from the air.
Golden pothos is a perennial evergreen vine commonly found in gardens of tropical climates. It is prized for its variegated green and yellow leaves. The trailing tendrils make it suitable for ground cover or as an understory plant. Golden pothos is essential in tropical-themed gardens. Plant with ferns for textural contrast or other succulents for a beautiful scene.
Care Guide for Golden pothos
Golden pothos grows best in moist soil with medium humidity. When growing golden pothos, it is beneficial to mist the plant's leaves regularly with a spray bottle to maintain humidity around the leaf area. The top layer of soil should be allowed to dry between waterings, and the plant will grow best if it is kept in a pot with a draining hole in the bottom.
Fertilization once a month during the growing season.
Repot in the spring, choosing a container that's no more than 5 cm larger than the plant's rootball. Use a nutrient-rich, soil-based potting mix.