How to Care For Pothos Indoors - The pothos plant is one of the most popular indoor plants in the house. Its main use is for home decoration, as its beautiful heart-shaped leaves give life to the place where you plant it. Pothos plant (Epipremnum aureum) and also known as popos or potus. This plant is perfect for people who do not have much time to dedicate to caring for the plant because it does not require too much care. Here's how to care for pothos plants indoors.

Soil or Water Media

Soil characteristics, nutrients and conditions are important for pothos to take root and grow well. It should be light so as not to overload the plant, allow good drainage and be rich in organic matter. The fertilization process should not be carried out too often. Now, you can also grow pothos plants in water. All you have to do is place the cuttings in a container of water, leaving the leaves outside.

Watering Pothos Plants

When pothos is planted in the ground, watering should be done carefully as excess water can cause the plant to die. Water every ten or fourteen days with moderate water covering the entire bottom. In the summer you can water it more often. Excess water causes the oxygen pores on the pothos leaves to close and the roots to sink, thus becoming damaged and rotting. 


The pothos plant grows well in semi-shady environments, so it is ideal into grow and extend it near a window with natural light. Do not expose it to the sun directly because the leaves will easily wither and burn. So that the appearance of the leaves remains green and shiny.


The ideal temperature for a pothos plant is moderate because it comes from a tropical climate. You can expose it to temperatures between 16 to 25 degrees Celsius. This pothos plant does not tolerate extreme cold or extreme heat. This will certainly make the leaves will bloom incorrectly and will not last long.


When you leave the pothos plant in one place for a long time and do not clean the leaves it will make the leaves dirty because it accumulates dust. So you can do a general cleaning every 15 days. You can use a damp cloth and wipe each leaf individually.

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