Scindapsus 'EXOTICA PICTUS' - Satin pothos

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Satin pothos, also known as Scindapsus pictus, is a popular houseplant due to its attractive, variegated foliage. Here are some tips for caring for your satin pothos:

Light: It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

Watering: Water when the top inch of soil is dry. Avoid overwatering as it can lead to root rot. Satin pothos is more tolerant of drying out than being overwatered.

Humidity: It prefers high humidity. Mist the leaves regularly or use a humidifier.

Soil: Use well-draining soil that retains moisture but doesn't stay soggy.

Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer.

Pruning: Trim any yellow or brown leaves as soon as possible to prevent them from spreading disease to healthy foliage. Pruning also helps maintain the plant's shape.

Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years in a slightly larger pot with fresh soil.

Propagation: Satin pothos can be easily propagated by stem cuttings. Cut a stem with a node and place it in water or moist soil until roots appear.

Pest control: Keep an eye out for spider mites and mealybugs, and treat with insecticidal soap if necessary.

By following these care tips, your satin pothos can thrive and continue to provide you with beautiful foliage for years to come.