A plant that is found in every home and needs no introduction – let’s talk about Money Plant. Botanically known as Epipremnum aureum, this plant is known by various other names like golden pothos, Ceylon creeper, hunter’s robe, ivy arum, house plant, money plant, silver vine, Solomon Islands ivy, marble queen, and taro vine. It is also called devil’s vine or devil’s ivy because it is almost impossible to kill and it stays green even when kept in the dark. It is sometimes mistakenly labeled as a Philodendron in plant stores. It is commonly known as money plant in many parts of the Indian subcontinent.
It is one of the easiest plants to grow and survives any light conditions. Excellent air purifier and a climber, it is a must have. Here’s some of the quick tips for you:
Water them once in 3-4 days or you can even grow them in water.
If you don’t have this plant, just buy one. And then you can make multiple plants by propagating them. The propagation technique is very simple. Just take a stem cutting with 2-3 nodes and roots and place them in water. You’ll have new plants ready in a week.
Fertilize once every 60-80 days. They need very little fertilization. Or you can
fertilize often if you feel there isn’t enough foliage.
Now comes the placement part! How and where do you place these plants such that they get enough light to thrive as well as add to the aesthetic appeal of your place?
Here’s a quick video for you that will help you in designing your space with pothos!
Now let us know in the comment section below – How do you prefer your money plant?
Happy Gardening 🙂