How to care for your Pothos

While all plants in the Pothos family have roughly the same care, there are some unique things you should know about each individual species. These will help you better understand your plant and build a relationship with it.

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What's a Pothos?

Botanical Classification: Araceae (family)


Pothos plants are known for their ease of care and durability.  They are happy placed in a bright well-lit area, however, they can tolerate lower light. 

Pothos, with their long cascading vines, make a fabulous table or hanging plant. A Pothos plant can also be trained to grow on a pole or trellis.

Pothos plants are very efficient in cleaning the air of harmful chemicals. They are living air purifiers, removing common household toxins from the air, making it a healthy and beautiful addition for your space.

Fun Fact

The leaves of a Pothos plant resemble a heart shape.

Pictured Left: Golden Pothos
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Your Pothos loves to vine, so place on a shelf or in a hanger and watch the leaves cascade!
- Plant Mom

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