Money Plant/ Pothos - Scindapsus (Epipremnum) Pictus
Money Plant/ Pothos - is most celebrated, easy to grow, easy to re-grow, and easy to steal plant (Afterall its money plant). Its the best plant for new plant parents, new gardeners, and hobbyists. You can grow it in soil, soilless media, and water as well.
Soil: Soil should be well-drained, rich in organic matter, and good water holding capacity. You can easily grow it in cocopeat.
Water: Money plants love to be hydrated. Watering plays a crucial role in growing good money plants. It takes nutrients through aerial root as well, so keep humid/ moist conditions for good plant growth and development.
Climate: It grows well under partial or full shade conditions. It requires temperature from 18 to 32 degrees Celcius for good growth and development. Money plant loves humid-moist climate, during the hot summer season spray water with barber spray.
Garden Use: Money plant is widely used as desk plants, making hanging baskets or floor plants if trained on moss-sticks. It can be used as ground cover to cover mounds or under-tree space
Care and Maintenance:
Nutrition: It grows well in media having a good amount of organic matter,
Protection: Money plant is no susceptible to disease and pest even it's grown with little care. To avoid lanky growth, the soil should be enriched with well-decomposed manure and slow-release fertilizers.
Horticulture Operations: Being a natural climber, it requires occasional trimming and pinching of the growing tip. For multi-branching, bushy plant prune center apical growing stem.
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