Fixing a Balding Pothos: 39.9k TikTok Users Loved This Solution



Creating a “bald spot.” A TikTok video shows how one user easily fixed the problem and received 39.9 thousand likes.

The video does a great job of showing the process of fixing the issue. Although, as one Tiktok user states, “Sir your bravery with the snip snip snip impresses me. I can’t bring myself to do it. ever” it can be intimidating.

TikTok user Han_nah asks, “Will the original plant continue to grow where you cut it? Mine won’t grow if I cut it”? Tanner responds with: Yes, it should grow from the nearest node.

RosekrohHuskiesmalamutes asks, “Can I do this with soil or does it need to be perlite?”. Tanner mentions, “It can be soil, just make sure there’s plenty of air flow.”

This method also works with other vining plants. Uses jojo asks, “can this method work on other “viny” plants?passion fruit for me rn.. taking the node and pushing it in the perlight”. The answer is yes.

TikTok users seemed happy to find a solution to their balding pothos and started asking more care questions, such as, “Wow that’s awesome!! My leaves turn yellow and fall off of mine any idea why??” Tanner answered back, “Usually a lack of oxygen problem.”

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