Scindapsus – Pictus

    Commonly Known As:
  • satin pothos,
  • silk pothos,
  • Silver Vine,
  • Silver Satin

Scindapsus Pictus is a slow-growing, tropical plant native to Southeast Asia and is commonly known as Satin Pothos or Silk Pothos, despite being an unrelated species. Scindapsus pictus is part of the Aurum family and is a vining plant that will slowly climb up trellises or trail as a hanging basket. Typically cultivated in its juvenile phase, Scindapsus have oval leaves with heart-shaped bases that grow into pinnately-lobed leaves once mature. Its velvet-textured, matte green leaves are decorated with silver spots in unique patterns.

  • light

    The Satin Pothos houseplant grows well in almost any area provided it has a source of indirect light.

  • water

    Water your Scindapsus Pictus only when the top inch of the soil feels dry to maintain the soil moist but make sure it’s not saturated in water.

  • temperature

    Satin Pothos prefer temperatures between 65⁰F to 85⁰F degrees. Do not expose to temperatures below 60⁰F.

  • fertilizer

    Feed your Satin Pothos monthly during the growing season, spring through fall with water soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength.

    Plant Facts
  • Scindapsus Pictus or Satin Pothos is a very popular indoor trailing plant that can grow from four to ten feet in length indoors.

  • Great for beginner plant parents as it is adaptable to many light conditions and is very forgiving.

  • Native to Southeast Asia

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • As with most tropical foliage, Scindapsus Pictus can be toxic if ingested and is best kept away from pets and children.

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