Epipremnum Aureum Jade


Epipremnum Aureum Jade is a tropical trailing plant native to Southeast Asia that tolerates low light conditions and does best in bright light.

Pothos is one of the easiest and best indoor plants that purify the air with its green heart-shaped foliage. It removes chemicals from the air such as formaldehyde, trichloroethene, toluene, xylene, and benzene and is recommended for living rooms, bedrooms and offices.

It's a fast-growing plant climbs through trees and surfaces to grow healthier and longer thanks to its aerial roots.

Epipremnum aureum is mildly toxic if ingested, so find a spot for it far from cats, dogs, and children.

Epipremnum Aureum Jade is commonly known as jade pothos, pothos, devil's ivy.



Easy plant ideal for beginners


Survives in low light

Leaf size

It has medium leaves.

Leaf color

Its leaves have only 1 color


Highly recommended for bathroom, the bedroom, and the office


Looks great as a hanging plant


This plant is toxic if ingested

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Jade Pothos care

How much light does a Jade Pothos need?

Epipremnum Aureum Jade tolerates low light conditions but its grow will be slowed down. If you want to see your Jade pothos growing fast and healthy give it as much bright light as possible.

Make sure your Jade pothos is under direct sunlight, it will burn it's leaves.

How to water a Jade Pothos?

Water your Jade pothos every time the top inch is dried, but don't over water it because their roots rot easily. To avoid over watering you can use terracotta or porous materials.

The best practice for watering a pothos is to do it slowly so water doesn't run down the outside of the root ball and making sure the central part is watered.

What's the ideal humidity for a Jade Pothos?

Epipremnum Aureum Jade does okay in average room humidity (around 40% relative humidity) or higher. Brown leaves could be an indicator of low humidity.

How to fertilize a Jade Pothos?

You can use diluted regular houseplant fertilizer once a month or during the growing season of spring through early fall. Too much plant food causes excess salt build up in the soil that can result in leaf burn.

Jade Pothos care tips

  • The leaves tend to face towards the way of light, so rotate your plant on a regular basis.

  • Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth and gently dry to keep them clean and healthy.

  • Use a totem to make your pothos climb.

  • Epipremnum Aureum Jade is an ideal plant for a bright bathroom.

  • All pothos look amazing hanging somewhere, try it!

  • Terracotta pots help to avoid over-watering

Video tutorials of pothos care and tips

The videos might not be about exactly the same plant, but the same variety. In most cases, this not relevant because many of the varieties have the same requirements.

Video created by Summer Rayne Oakes about how to take care of a pothos
Video created by Good Growing about how to take care of a pothos
Video created by Keisha Adinkra about how to take care of a pothos