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Scindapsus pictus - Satin Pothos



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Scindapsus pictus                      

skin-DAP-sus PIK-tus

Common Names: Satin Pothos, Silk Pothos, Silver Pothos

Family: Araceae

Origin: Bangladesh, Malaysia 

Growth: Climbing or trailing vine

Light: Low

Foot Candles: 50 - 100

Water: Let dry partially

Humidity: 25% - 75%

Temperature: 16°C - 28°C

Soil: Regular potting mix

Container: Self-watering planter, living wall

Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Cuttings with at least 3 leaves

Interiorscape Use: Living walls, totems, trailing baskets, desktop

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Cold drafts cause brown tips. Full sun can scorch leaves; too little light can cause stretching.

Comments: Tolerant of many conditions. Great for shady corners. Can remove air pollutants such as formaldehyde and/or benzene often found in cigarette smoke from interior environments.

Toxicity:  Ingestion of large quantities can cause oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue, and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, skin irritation, and diarrhea.

Scindapsus pictus - Satin Pothos
Scindapsus pictus - Satin Pothos
Scindapsus pictus - Satin Pothos