Growing Guide for Pothos Silver Satin

Scindapsus Pictus a.k.a Silver Vine, Satin Pothos


Pothos Silver Satin Quick Overview


Full Size6-8 inches
LightBright indirect
Temperature65-85°F
(18-29˚C)
HumidityMedium-high
Cost$$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

Pothos Silver Satin Size

When kept indoors with proper care you can expect your Pothos Silver Satin to reach 6-8 inches in length.

Pothos Silver Satin Light Requirements

Pothos Silver Satin prefer to be positioned in bright indirect light for best growth and require this to thrive. A sign your Pothos Silver Satin is not getting enough light is your plant losing leaf markings, this can be resolved by changing the position of your plant to somewhere that better suits its light requirements.

Pothos Silver Satin Temperature

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

Pothos Silver Satin Humidity

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

Pothos Silver Satin Watering Requirements

You can expect your Pothos Silver Satin to require water when the top inch of soil is dry. When watering your Pothos Silver Satin be sure to water thoroughly allowing water to drain completely. The plant likes to be 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 Pothos Silver Satin needs water is the foliage starting to curl and wilt. Yellowing leaves are a sign that your plant is getting too much water and brown tips mean the plant is being kept too dry. Wilting leaves can also be a sign that your plant is too wet.

Pothos Silver Satin Fertilizing requirements

As a rule of thumb your Pothos Silver Satin should be fertilized monthly during its growing season. This will assist in keeping your plant alive as well as promote healthy growth. Details on the different ways to fertilize your Pothos Silver Satin can be found here.

Pothos Silver Satin Soil Requirements

Pothos Silver Satin requires a rich, well draining soil.

Pothos Silver Satin Diseases & Pests

The most common diseases and pests that you can encounter whilst caring for your Pothos Silver Satin are root rot if over watered, spider mites and scale. For a wide range of information on combating a large range of indoor plant diseases and pests click here.

Pothos silver satin Toxicity

Pothos Silver Satin are considered to be toxic when eaten.


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