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Epipremnum aureum pothos 'Pearls and Jade'

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Epipremnum 'Pearls and Jade' is a specific cultivar of Epipremnum aureum, commonly known as Pothos. This particular cultivar is characterized by its variegated foliage, featuring green leaves with attractive white or cream-colored marbling. Here are some key characteristics and care tips for Epipremnum Pearls and Jade:

  1. Appearance:

    • Epipremnum Pearls and Jade has heart-shaped leaves with a cascading growth habit.
    • The leaves are adorned with white or cream-colored variegation, creating a visually appealing pattern.
    • The variegation can vary in intensity, giving each leaf a unique look.
  2. Habitat and Origin:

    • Epipremnum aureum, including the Pearls and Jade cultivar, is native to the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific.
    • In its natural habitat, it is an adaptable and hardy plant that can thrive in various light conditions.
  3. Cultivation and Care:

    • Light: Provide bright, indirect light for optimal growth. Pearls and Jade Pothos can tolerate lower light conditions but may show more vibrant colors in brighter light.
    • Temperature: Maintain a moderate to warm environment, with temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C).
    • Watering: Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering. Pothos prefers slightly moist soil but can tolerate some drying between waterings.
    • Soil: Well-draining potting mix is suitable. Pothos is not overly demanding when it comes to soil quality.
    • Humidity: Pearls and Jade Pothos can adapt to average indoor humidity levels. Regular misting or placing the plant in a humid environment can be beneficial.
    • Fertilization: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  4. Size:

    • Pearls and Jade Pothos is a trailing plant that can be grown in hanging baskets or allowed to cascade from shelves. The overall size can be controlled by pruning.
  5. Decorative Use:

    • The variegated foliage of Pearls and Jade Pothos makes it a popular choice for indoor decoration.
    • It is often used in hanging baskets or as a trailing element in mixed plant arrangements.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Regular pruning can help maintain the plant's shape and encourage bushier growth.
    • Wiping the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth can remove dust and enhance their appearance.
  7. Propagation:

    • Pothos plants are easily propagated through stem cuttings. Simply cut a healthy stem and place it in water or soil to encourage root development.