How to Grow and Care for N’joy Pothos (The Ultimate Guide)

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I hope you’re doing wonders in your gardening field. You might have heard of the N’Joy pothos before. N’joy Pothos is one of the most beautiful additions to any home garden. They tend to develop delicate leaves in the plant that attract everyone. It also has vining growth habits.

They are scientifically known as Epipremnum aureum ‘N’joy’. They are cultivators of the marble queen pothos that produce thin leaves in the plant. N’Joy pothos is considered a low-maintenance plant that can be grown easily as a houseplant even looks great in hanging baskets or you can place it in offices because of its stunning foliage.

So are you ready to know more about  N’Joy Pothos’ growing guide and caring guide for them in your home garden? Let’s get started.

Botanical Name Epipremnum aureum ‘n’joy’ 
Common Name N’joy pothos 
Family Araceae 
Plant Type Perennial, vine 
Mature Size 10 ft. long 
Sun Exposure Partial 
Soil Type Moist but well-drained 
Soil pH Acidic 
Bloom Time Spring, summer 
Flower Color Green, white 
Hardiness Zones 10-11, USA 
Native Area Asia 
Toxicity Toxic to pets

What is a N’Joy Pothos?

N’joy Pothos is native to the South Pacific Islands. They are a type of marble queen photos. Growing these pothos will provide you with the small leaves in the plant that may vary from variety to variety. All the varieties of this pothos have their different variegation pattern.

How to Grow and Care for N'joy Pothos (The Ultimate Guide)

N’Joy pothos is a low-maintenance plant that is considered a tropical plant. You Will be happy to know that the United States has various cultivars of this pothos. 

They can grow well in low light conditions and require moderate watering so that they show you the desired results. Also, they tend to produce attractive foliage in the plant That also has health benefits. So growing this house plant will help you in numerous ways. 

How to Grow N’joy Pothos?

Root cuttings are considered one of the best ways to propagate the plant. So, let’s move forward to step into this method to know how to propagate N’joy Pothos through cuttings: 

  • Firstly, you have to keep the collection with you which includes sterilized scissors, and stems from the mother plant. 
  • Now you have to fill up the pot with vermiculite and mist it with some water for moisture.
  • Put the potting mix in the container and keep the stem in it but avoid touching it with the ground level. 
  • Try to keep your plant in a bright room that does not let the full sun come in.
  • Then you will observe roots on the stem after 2 weeks. Consistently water it for about one month.
  • After five weeks you can transplant the plant in a new container with more space than the previous one. 
How to Grow and Care for N'joy Pothos (The Ultimate Guide)

How to Care for N’joy Pothos? 

As you know this variety originates from the tropical rainforest of the South Pacific, so they will be grown well in your home garden. 

All you need is to provide proper attention and care to the plant. It is not too difficult to maintain the growth of this plant. You have to follow the below carrying tips for maintaining the growth of the plant. They are as follows: 

  • Sunlight needs
  • Watering needs
  • Temperature needs
  • Humidty needs
  • Soil needs
  • Fertilizer needs
  • Potting and repotting needs
  • Pruning needs 

Let’s get started to know about the caring tips in detail. 

Sunlight needs

  • N’Joy pothos requires a good amount of bright but indirect light for its growth which is 10,000 to 20,000 lux.
  • As they are native to the rainforest, they will grow in the shade they receive from the canopy of a tree.
  • You can place the plant near the east-facing window or north-facing window. 
  • Keep in mind that the afternoon sunlight is not coming to the plant as it will harm the growth of the plant.
  • To increase the level of light as a house plant, you can make use of artificial lights. 
How to Grow and Care for N'joy Pothos (The Ultimate Guide)

Watering needs

  • N’Joy pothos requires moderate watering to thrive well. You have to water the plant when the soil is dry. 
  • You have to see the moisture of the soil by inserting a finger inside the soil about 2 inches deep.
  • If it is dry to the touch, then you can water the plant but if it is moist, then is not the right time to water the plant. 
  • Keep in mind that you are not over the plant as it will ruin the growth of the plant by causing fungal infections like root rot. 

Temperature needs

  • The temperature range of this plant lies between 60 to 80°F or 18 to 30°C. So you have to provide this plant with the desired temperature.
  • Keep in mind that they will not tolerate the level of temperature that will go below 50°F or 10°C as it is not good for their growth. 
  • You have to keep the plant away from the cold craft or the air-conditioners as it is not good for the plant.
  • This is no frost hardness at all so you can bring your plant outside so that it can enjoy the sunny environment, but you have to bring them inside when the temperature falls. 

Humidity needs

  • N’Joy pothos like a good amount of humidity so that they grow well That should be 80% or more in their rainforest home.
  • You have to keep in mind that the level of humidity should not go below 30% as it will harm the growth of the plant.
  • Though the requirement of humidity of these are flexible, the ideal range of humidity lies between 60% to 80%. 
  • To increase the level of humidity in the plant, you can mist the plants with the help of distilled water. 
How to Grow and Care for N'joy Pothos (The Ultimate Guide)

Soil needs

  • The ideal range of soil required by these pothos lies between 6.1 to 6.6 which should be mildly acidic
  • Soil should be well drained as the waterlogged soil is not liked by this plant, so keep in mind that the water is not sitting in the plant. 
  • Provide nutrients to the plant by providing it with a good potting mix.
  • Make your smile by combining equal parts of potting mix, perlite, and peat moss. 

Fertilizer needs

  • This plant will grow best if you provide it with indoor plant fertilizer.
  • Fertiliser will help in providing the lush foliage to the plant in the ratio of 10– 10–10.
  • You can use a balanced fertilizer or a liquid fertilizer that needs to be diluted to its half-recommended strength so that there is no over-fertilization in the plant.
  • Feed the fertilizer to the plant once a month in the time of spring and summer. 
  • Fertilize the plant after you water, the plant so that the soil absorbs the fertilizer fully. 

Potting and Repotting needs

  • This plant requires to be repotted every 2 to 3 years When the roots are coming out from the drainage holes.
  • You have to choose a new pot about 2 inches bigger than the previous one so that the roots adjust in your new plant.
  • Also, Use fresh potting mix for your plant as the soil may be root-bound.
  • Also, Choose a container that has a good amount of drainage holes which will help in keeping the soil drained for the good growth of the plant. 

Pruning needs

  • Pruning is required by every plant and the same is the case with this plant so that the plant attains a healthy shape and size. 
  • Also, you have to prune the plant at the time of spring and summer when the plant is growing actively in its season.
  • Remove the dead and decayed leaves from the plant so that the plant remains infection-free. 
  • Cut the stem over the node and you have to make sharp and sterilized scissors for trimming your plant.
  • You do not have to cut more than one-third of the foliage of the plant. 

Common Problems With N’joy Pothos

With the benefits of the plant, there come problems too. Are you ready to face those problems? If yes, then you are perfect for growing a plant. Below are the common problems faced by N’joy Pothos: 

  • Attack of pathogens in the soil
  • Bacterial and fungal diseases in the plant.
  • Attack of pests like leafhoppers, slugs, rabbits, etc.

Preventions:

  • You have to choose the right quality of soil for your plant. 
  • Make use of soap spray for a plant to keep the pests away from it
  • Do not overwater your plant which will decrease the chances of root rot.

Wrapping up the context  

In this guide, you come to know that N’joy Pothos is one of the most beautiful additions to any home garden. They tend to develop delicate leaves in the plant that attract everyone. It also has vining growth habits. they are scientifically known as Epipremnum aureum ‘N’joy’. 

They are cultivators of the marble queen pathos that produces thin leaves in the plant. It is considered a low-maintenance plant that can be grown easily as a house plant even looks great in hanging baskets or you can place it in offices because of its stunning foliage. I hope you are clear with the guide. 

Thanks for reading! Happy Gardening! 

FAQs

Does pothos enjoy growing fast?

These pothos are considered to be the slow growers in your home garden. You have to maintain the growth of the plant by trimming the plant on time. 

Is Pothos plant lucky?

Yes, the pothos plant is lucky. One of the plants named Golden Photos that are also called Devil’s Ivy is one of the lucky plants that is grown by every gardener so that they bring luck for them. 

Do pothos like lots of water?

You have to water the pothos every week one time when it is too hot, whereas you have to water the plant after two weeks during the time of winter season. 

Anna Scott

Anna Scott loves gardening and has been doing it for a long time. She wants to help new gardeners learn from her experience. Through her writing, she shares tips and advice on how to make gardens beautiful. Anna hopes her words will inspire new gardeners to succeed.

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