How to Care for Neon Pothos

Epipremnum Aureum


Neon Pothos Quick Overview


Full Size6-10 feet
LightBright indirect
Temperature65-85°F
(18-29˚C)
HumidityMedium to high
Cost$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

Neon Pothos Size

When kept indoors with proper care you can expect your Neon Pothos to reach up to 6 to 10 feet in length. Neon pothos can grow up to 30 feet in the wild so make sure you have a good pair of pruners.

Neon Pothos Light Requirements

Neon Pothos prefer to be positioned in bright indirect light for best growth and require this to thrive. A sign your Neon Pothos is getting the incorrect amount of light is the foliage becoming smaller and turning pale green in colour, this can be resolved by changing the position of your plant to somewhere that better suits it’s light requirements.

Neon Pothos Temperature

Neon Pothos will perform best when in an area which maintains a temperature of 65 to 85˚F (18 to 29˚C). Being kept outside of this temperate range for prolonged periods of time can lead to poor plant health.

Neon Pothos Humidity

Maintaining a medium to high humidity will assist in keeping your Neon Pothos 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.

Neon Pothos Watering Requirements

You can expect your Neon Pothos to require water when the top inch of soil is dry. When watering your Neon Pothos be sure to water so that your plant is moist but not wet. Aside from solely relying on the watering frequency to tell when your plant is thirsty, a tell tale sign that your Neon Pothos needs water is if the leaves are wilting or turning brown. If the leaves are yellowing, it could be a sign that you are watering your plant too much.

Neon Pothos Fertilizing requirements

As a rule of thumb your Neon Pothos should be fertilized every month between spring and fall. This will assist in keeping your plant alive as well as promote healthy growth.

Neon Pothos Soil Requirements

Neon Pothos require a well draining soil.

Neon Pothos Diseases & Pests

The most common diseases and pests that you can encounter whilst caring for your Neon Pothos are mealybugs, spider mites and scale insects. For a wide range of information on combating a large range of indoor plant diseases and pests click here.

Neon Pothos Toxicity

Neon Pothos are considered to be toxic if ingested.


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