Scindapsus is a large hanging vine from the Aroid family. This plant came to us from Southeast tropical Asia. It has about 35 varieties that differ in the characteristics of grooming; however, each of them is fast-growing and relatively easy to care for.
The stems of Golden Pothos are covered with green leaves of a leathery texture. Different varieties will have different ornaments on the leaves: streaks, patterns, or just a golden hue.
Also, all plants of this species are known for their antibacterial properties. Golden Pothos destroys formaldehyde and xylene in the air, making it cleaner and safer. Nevertheless, in contrast to good properties, there is one drawback. Note that all parts of the Photos contain poison. Therefore, put it out of the reach of children and pets. Commonly, a plant lives not more than 10 years.
Since potos is a tropical plant, it needs moist air and abundant watering.
During the warmer months, Golden Pothos requires regular watering: 1 time per 5 days. Do not use tap water - still it for 24 hours, this will do much better. In winter, to reduce watering to once a week.
Do not allow the soil to dry out - check the soil humidity by putting your finger 1-2 centimeters into a pot.
Also, the vine itself needs to be regularly sprayed with water. This procedure should be carried out 1-2 times a day. Periodically wipe the leaves from dust with a damp cloth.
In winter, remove the plant away from radiators and place it in a pallet with damp expanded clay.
The plant does not tolerate sudden changes in temperature, so the most comfortable spring and summer regimes would be 15-20 degrees Celsius (59-68 degrees Fahrenheit). In winter and autumn, temperatures should not be lower than 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
Potos loves partial shade and diffused light, so it feels comfortable on western windowsills. It does not tolerate prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. Moreover, if the color of the leaves is variegated, then on the contrary, the plant needs more light.