12+ Pothos Types: Easy to Grow at Home Garden
Photos plants Do come in categories that are very popular due to their low maintenance. Everyone loves to plant them as houseplants. So hey everyone I am Becky Decker I have written some information on different pothos types that you can grow in your garden. They come with different features such as having shiny heart-shaped foliage which look very stunning if you grow them in a stationary or hanging basket. So without wasting your time let’s start.
The following are some different types of pothos plants that are famous for growing as houseplants.
Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
- This type does come under widely available in the market.
- The plant is characterized by having vaccine heart-shaped green leaves on which it consists of yellow variegation.
- They are fast grower plants that need a variety of light conditions to grow such as from low light to bright indirect light.
- The size of the leaf is medium.
Marble Queen Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Marble Queen’)
- These are pothos plants that look similar to golden pothos.
- They do feature a leaf of green and white variegation.
- You can distinguish between them by having white or cream variegation.
- If you want pothos to maintain variegation bright you need to provide a bit more light to them.
- Placing the plant in medium to bright indirect light is a perfect place for them.
- The leaf size of the pothos plant is medium.
Jade Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Jade’)
- Planting jade pothos is a great option in your house where there is a limited natural light source.
- They will grow perfectly if you provide them with a good range of light conditions.
- The leaves of the plants are slightly slimmer than the golden and marble queen pothos which look the same as the heart shape and are waxy.
- The leaves are medium-sized.
Neon Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Neon’)
- They are used to growing in bright green-yellow foliage and are sometimes viewed’ as lemon-lime philodendrons due to having the same color
- You need to provide the plant with medium to bright indirect light to maintain foliage vibrancy.
Dragon’s Tail Pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum)
- They are different from pothos varieties which is an Epipremnum pinnatum rather than Epipremnum aureum.
- They do have small, thin, and jade-green leaves which love to grow large.
- The leaf size during the young stage is Small (juvenile) and large in size when they get mature.
- You need to provide them with medium to bright, indirect light for best growing.
Cebu Blue Pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum ‘Cebu Blue’)
- The Cebu Blue Pothos are native to Cebu Island in the Philippines.
- It is a variety having the baltic blue pothos.
- They consist of thin silvery green-blue leaves which are used to grow fenestrations when they get mature.
- You need to provide the plant with bright indirect light for quick growing.
Baltic Blue Pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum ‘Baltic Blue’)
- They are known as dragon tail pothos.
- It is different from the Cebu blue and dragon tail pothos because it consists of dark green leaves that grow a blue undertone.
- The leaves are used to grow in large sizes if you provide them with medium to bright, indirect light.
Global Green Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Global Green’)
- they are basically famous for their foliage which is Mottled consisting of dark and light green in color.
- The color of the leaves looks very similar to the n’joy or pearl and jade pothos.
- The leaves of the plant mostly grow small in size.
- you need to provide them with medium to bright indirect light if you want to grow them in your house
Pearls and Jade Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Pearls and Jade’)
- The pears and Jade pothos are basically patented cultivators of the marble Queen pothos.
- They are used to grow with smaller and thinner foliage as compared to marble queen pothos.
- It consists of green streaks and white variegation.
- Used to grow slowly and needs brighter light than other pothos varieties.
- The leaves Are used to grow small in size.
N’Joy Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘N’Joy’):
- They are a type that looks similar to pearls and jade pothos.
- They are used to grow small papery thin green and white leaves.
- The leaves are used to grow with white White-edged light green leaves, white/cream variegation.
- you need to provide the plant with medium to bright, indirect light.
Glacier Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Glacier’):
- Here comes another variety that looks similar to the pearls and jade pothos and N’joy plants.
- The foliage of the plants is similar to pearls and jade pothos but is a little more silvery than others.
- The leaves of the plant are smaller and rounder in size than the pearls and jade and N’joy plants.
- Make sure to provide the plant with medium to bright, indirect light so that they are used to grow in a healthy way.
Manjula Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Manjula’):
- They are used to grow with creamy yellow-white leaves having light and dark green variegation.
- These types are developed at the University of Florida.
- They are able to survive in low light conditions but prefer bright, indirect light.
Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus’):
- They are. Basically not a pothos type because they are not a part of epipremnum genus but the profile and their requirements for growth make them belong to this category.
- They are used to growing small, shimmery green and silver leaves and do have vining growth habits.
- They need low to bright, indirect light for maintaining healthy growth.
Silver Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus ‘Exotica’):
- The silver satin pothos are used to grow large thick leaves that bloom with decorative silvery splashes.
- They are different from argyraeus variety in both size and color as it is much larger, and has darker leaves overall.
- If you want to avoid leggy growth of the plant you need to place them in a place where they get bright indirect light.
Jessenia Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Jessenia’):
- The jessenja pothos was discovered in 2014 by Costa Farms.
- They do consist of variegated green and yellow-green foliage.
- They love to grow in medium to bright, indirect light but are able to survive in low light conditions also.
Variegated Neon Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Neon Variegata’)
- The pothos plant is used to grow patches of small variegation that is common on regular neon pothos but variegated neon pothos are used to have bright green or yellow on the leaves.
- If you provide them with low light conditions they begin to revert so you need to place them in a location where they get bright indirect light.
Snow Queen Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Snow Queen’):
- The snow queen pothos are used to grow with stunning white/cream foliage having thin streaks of medium green variegation.
- The plants do have a small amount of green on their leaves so need to get bright, indirect light so that the leaves are prevented from reverting.
Harlequin Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Harlequin’):
- They are used to grow in highly variegated white and dark green foliage.
- It does have a similar appearance to the manjula pothos but does not have any cream or yellow coloring.
- You need to provide Harlequin Pothos with bright, indirect light.
Any of these types will have stunning looks to your houseplant collection but you need to fulfill all the growing demands of each variety. In short greener the leaves look the less you need to provide them light.