This unique plant was discovered by plant breeder Ashish Arvind Hansoti in a commercial greenhouse in Mumbai, India, in 2002.
In addition to its unique variegation, Pothos NJoy has some distinctive physical characteristics that set it apart from other pothos varieties. With its compact growth habit, the plant has shorter gaps between leaf nodes, giving it a bushier appearance.
The scientific name for Pothos N’Joy is Epipremnum pinnatum var. NJOY. According to the patent, anyway.
While it’s true that plants can purify the air by removing toxic chemicals, there may be better options than this one. The NASA Clean Air Study, conducted in 1989, omitted it since it was only patented in 2009.