About Satin Pothos
The satin Pothos is a fairly easy plant to grow in bright indirect light. They do not need special potting soil, nor do they require frequent fertilizing. The satin Pothos is an excellent choice for someone looking for a beautiful, easy-to-care-for plant.
A plant with aerial roots, you can have your satin Pothos grow up a trellis or down as a hanging plant, making them one of the most versatile houseplants to style.
The scientific name for the satin Pothos is Scindapsus pictus in the Arum family.
Satin pothos plants are slow-growing evergreen tropical vines. In the wild, it grows in warm, tropical climates. Its lush leaves stay green year-round and can feature white of silver patterns, and aerial roots help it climb high into tree canopies.
The satin Pothos is native to Southeast Asia, India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Java, the Philippines, Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi.
The satin photos houseplant has a beautiful, unique look. The firm, heart-shaped leaves are matte green with silver blotches that shimmer and appear reflective. Sometimes the silver patches are referred to as “splashes.”
The dark green leaves and unique silver variegation is what sets the satin Pothos apart from its cousin, the golden Pothos.
Types Of satin Pothos
Scindapsus pictus 'Argyraeus'
Scindapsus pictus 'Exotica'
Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Lady'
Scindapsus pictus 'Silver Splash'
Scindapsus pictus 'Silvery Ann'
Scindapsus pictus 'Treubii Dark Form'
Scindapsus pictus 'Treubii Moonlight'
Satin Pothos Styling
The satin Pothos is a versatile plant that can be displayed in many ways. A favorite is a simple terra-cotta pot, but the satin Pothos can also be planted in a hanging basket or a terrarium. You can also take advantage of the plant’s aerial roots and train it to grow up a trellis or moss pole.