Growing Pothos in a Terrarium: Tips & Step-By-Step Guide



Terrariums have captivated plant lovers as a way of incorporating greenery in interior spaces. The glass containers house miniature ecosystems, including a variety of plants, soil, rocks, and decorative elements.

As one of the most popular houseplants, it is no surprise that Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is a favored choice in terrarium creations.

Pothos Plant Profile

Pothos, also known as Devil’s Ivy, has gained popularity as a decorative and low-maintenance houseplant. A dynamic grower, Pothos exhibits a trailing or climbing growth habit and will quickly fill a space with cascading vines.


- Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) - Marble Queen Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Marble Queen’) - Neon Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Neon’) - Jade Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Jade’)

Can Pothos Grow in a Terrarium?

- Adaptability - Low-light tolerance - Low watering needs - Air-purifying qualities - Aesthetic appeal - Propagation

Terrariums (Open and Closed)

- Closed Terrarium: Closed terrariums are fully sealed environments within a glass container, creating a self-sustaining system where moisture is recycled. - Open Terrariums: Open terrariums are unsealed environments that allow for air exchange. 

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