Scindapsus pictus ‘Big Leaf Silver’
South East Asia
Scindapsus pictus, commonly known as satin pothos , is a slow-growing tropical evergreen climber in the Arum family. 'Scindapsus pictus ‘Big Leaf Silver’ leaves are large than other types. The dappled foliage are at least half covered in silvery sheen with speckling or splashes on the remaining portion.
Satin Pothos are evergreen climbers that can grow up to 20 m high, requiring no extensive care. It has have glossy, heart-shaped, bright green with golden-yellow leathery leaves.
Scindapsus pictus thrive in bright indirect light. A bit of morning sun would work well though. Morning sun in gentler than afternoon sun.
For best growth and health, place these plants close to a bright window. Within 1-2 feet of a window that gets bright, indirect light. A large Northern window or Eastern window would be ideal.
Water throughly until water exits the drainage hole(s) and discard the excess water. Don’t water again until the top inch or so of the potting mix dries out. One common symptom of the soil getting too dry is that you will see all the leaves start curling under. If you notice this, feel the soil.
Fertilize all year except during the winter. Use 1/4″ teaspoon liquid fertilizer per gallon of water every time you water. You will really notice a difference with a quality fertilizer. Plants grow better, are more vigorous and flowering houseplants also produce more flowers.
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