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Jade Pothos

Epipremnum aureum 'Jade'

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Jade Pothos (Epipremnum aureum 'Jade') at Roger's Gardens

Jade Pothos

Jade Pothos

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Height:  5 feet

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  10a

Other Names:  Devil's Ivy

Description:

A climbing vine with beautiful, shiny heart shaped leaves in shades of green; excellent for use in hanging pots, or cascading from windowsills

Features & Attributes

Jade Pothos' attractive heart-shaped leaves emerge light green, turning green in color with hints of chartreuse throughout the year. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

This is an herbaceous evergreen houseplant with a spreading, ground-hugging habit of growth. This plant can be pruned at any time to keep it looking its best.

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Jade Pothos can be expected to grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. This houseplant performs well in both bright or indirect sunlight and strong artificial light, and can therefore be situated in almost any well-lit room or location. It does best in average to evenly moist soil, but will not tolerate standing water. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine. Be warned that parts of this plant are known to be toxic to humans and animals, so special care should be exercised if growing it around children and pets.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.

 
 
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