Epipremnum Aureum a.k.a Golden Pothos
Devils Ivy Quick Overview
|Full Size||6 to 8 feet|
|Light||Bright filtered light|
|Humidity||Average to high|
Devils Ivy Size
When kept indoors with proper care you can expect your Devils Ivy to reach 6 to 8 feet in length. However when kept outside you can expect to see your Devils Ivy to reach up to 40 feet, so make sure you have a good pair of pruners ready for pruning or when you are ready to propagate.
Devils Ivy Light Requirements
Devils Ivy prefer to be positioned in moderate to bright filtered light for best growth and require this to thrive. A sign your Devils Ivy is getting too much light is pale leaves that are a yellowish colour and leaves that are growing smaller than usual indicates that the plant is not getting enough light. This can be resolved by changing the position of your plant to somewhere that better suits its light requirements.
Devils Ivy Temperature
Devils Ivy will perform best when in an area which maintains a temperature of 15 to 29°C (60 to 85°F). Being kept outside of this temperate range for prolonged periods of time can lead to poor plant health.
Devils Ivy Humidity
Maintaining an average to high humidity will assist in keeping your Devils Ivy happy and healthy. If your plant is housed in a spot with a humidity level consistently outside of this range click here for tips on how to increase or decrease humidity levels.
Devils Ivy Watering Requirements
You can expect your Devils Ivy to require water once a week. When watering your Devils Ivy be sure to water until water runs from the bottom of the pot. Aside from solely relying on the watering frequency to tell when your plant is thirsty a tell tale sign that your Devils Ivy needs water is when top few inches of soil feel dry.
Devils Ivy Fertilizing requirements
As a rule of thumb your Devils Ivy should be fertilized every 2 weeks and just once a month during winter. This will assist in keeping your plant alive as well as promote healthy growth.
Devils Ivy Soil Requirements
Devils Ivy requires a peaty well draining soil.
Devils Ivy Diseases & Pests
The most common diseases and pests that you can encounter whilst caring for your Devils Ivy are spider mites, mealy bugs and fungal and bacterial problems. For a wide range of information on combating a large range of indoor plant diseases and pests click here.
Devils Ivy Toxicity
Devils Ivy are considered to be toxic if eaten.