Silver* Satin Pothos: Intriguing ‘Shingling’ Plant Care Guide



Silver Pothos (Scindapsus pictus), also known as Satin Pothos, is a beginner-friendly tropical houseplant with dark green leaves dappled with silvery streaks and splashes.

Now, you’re probably wondering: ‘I already  have enough pothos varieties at home; what’s  so special about this one?’. For starters, its shimmering, silver-variegated foliage  is entirely different from  what you’ll find on an Epipremnum cultivar.

Plant Origin and Fascinating Growth Habit

Today, this gorgeous aroid is known under several common names, including Satin Pothos, Silk Pothos, and Silvery Vine. Its name comes from the smooth, velvety texture of the leaves and the spots and splashes of silvery markings.

3 Best-Known Scindapsus Pictus Pothos Variations

- Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus’ - Scindapsus Pictus ’Silvery Ann’ - Scindapsus Pictus ‘Exotica’

Silver Pothos Houseplant Care Tips & Growing Guide

- Light - Soil - Water - Temperature - Humidity - Fertilizer - Pruning and Maintenance - Repotting

Propagating Satin Pothos Plants

Take a sharp, sterilized blade, and cut the vine ¼ of an inch above and below the growth node. Single-node cuttings work best, but you can also use cuttings with two leaves.

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