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Scindapsus Pictus Argyraeus 'Satin Pothos'

4'' Nursery Pot

The Scindapsus Pictus 'Argyraeus' is a relative newcomer to nurseries and is growing in popularity due to it's unique foliage and relative ease of care. 'Argyraeus' is recognized by small, heart-shaped leaves that are dark-green in color and spotted with silvery gray variegation, giving them a satin sheen. The leaves are velvety to the touch and satin in texture.  Although they can tolerate low light conditions, this plant thrives in indirect bright to medium light.  Eventually, its vines grow long, making Scinapsus a great choice for hanging baskets.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus'
  • Common Name: Satin Pothos, Silver Pothos, Philodendron Silver
  • FamilyAraceae 
  • Native Range: Southeast Asia 

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Prefers bright to medium indirect light. Direct sunlight will scorch its leaves, and too-little light will result in slow growth and the leaves to lose variegation
  • WaterWater thoroughly and allow the top 1-2in of soil dry out between watering. The plant will let you know it's thirsty when the foliage begins to droop. Water less frequently in winter
  • Humidity: 60-80% 
  • Temperature: 60-85F. Avoid cold drafts
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves
  • Feeding:  Fertilize monthly during spring and summer with water-soluble fertilizer diluted by half.
  • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
  • Growth: Trails to 3 ft or more
  • Common PestsMostly resilient to pests
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets

Silver Satin Scindapsus houseplants are prized for their lush, heart-shaped leaves with stunning silver variegation, adding a touch of elegance to any room. With their easy-care nature and tolerance to low light conditions, they are perfect for growers of all skill levels, offering beauty with minimal effort. Whether placed in a bright, indirect light or lower light environment, Silver Satin Scindapsus thrives, making it an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced plant enthusiasts.