The Epipremnum Aureum 'Pearls and Jade' plant is another member of the Pothos family, but smaller than most other varieties of Pothos. This plant is easy to care for and great for beginners. It features variegated white-edged, gray-green leaves streaked with cream, white, and gray. This plant thrives in medium to bright, indirect light, but can tolerate any lighting conditions. This plant is very easy to propagate, making it a great houseplant to share with family and friends.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum
- Common Name: Pearls and Jade
- Family: Araceae
- Native Range: Southeast Asia
Ed's Care Guide
- Care Level: Easy
- Light: Prefers medium to bright, indirect light, but can tolerate any lighting conditions. Will lose variegation if stay in too dark of a place for too long
- Water: Allow first inch of soil to dry out before watering. Tolerates being dry better than being soaked. This plant is drought tolerant.
- Humidity: Can tolerate any humidity
- Temperature: 65-75F
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Apply a diluted liquid fertilizer about once a month during spring and summer
- Growth: Smaller and slower-growing compared to other pothos varieties.
- Propagation: Cuttings
- Pests: Subject to mealybugs, spider mites, and scale insect
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets