The Devil’s Ivy is an easy-to-care-for houseplant with long trailing stems and variegated heart-shaped leaves. Otherwise known as Epipremnum Aureum or Golden Pothos, this hardy trailing tropical plant will grow just about anywhere. From dimly-lit rooms to bright light, you can plant or hang your Devil’s Ivy at home making a lovely addition to any space. This plant is one of the best choice for your home that require little attention. If you want more plants, Natures Colours can help you to have it!
Resilient, cleansing and easy to propagate, here’s how to care for your Devil’s Ivy.
Hailing from tropical regions, Devil’s Ivy will thrive in most conditions, but it’s best suited to warmer, sunnier scenarios. While tolerant of low light this plant will thrive in bright, indirect light. Bright light will also help your Devil’s Ivy keep its variegated leaves.
Devil’s Ivy doesn’t have a raging thirst and prefers its soil drier than drenched. To maintain it at its best keep the soil moist, but allow the top layer of the potting mix to dry out between watering. If you notice the leaves are yellowing, this may be a sign of overwatering.
If your Devil’s Ivy is sitting in a saucer, it’s best not to let it stay in any excess water as this may cause root rot and ruin your plant. Once the water has filtered through, empty the saucer and leave your plant to get growing.
Devil’s Ivy is very forgiving; if you forget to keep it hydrated, it’s easily rejuvenated by letting it sit in shallow water for an hour or so.
Temperature & Humidity
Devil’s Ivy prefers average to warm environments (18°C to 25°C) and average humidity. It should be given regular misting during the winter if the humidity is exceptionally dry.
Devil’s Ivy is easy to propagate and can be grown from cuttings. Place the cuttings in glass jars for around two weeks to encourage rooting, and once the shoots pop through, plant the vine into the soil. Read more about how to propagate plants.
Regularly trim the stems to shape the plant to avoid Devil’s Ivy taking over. This will help keep it full and bushy.
Keep your Devil’s Ivy looking great by removing dead or yellowing leaves along with any damaged stems.
Home Styling Tips
Hanging Beauty: Devil’s Ivy looks stunning when allowed to trail down from hanging baskets or shelves. Hang it near a window or in a corner to add a touch of natural beauty to your space.
Vertical Accent: Train Devil’s Ivy to climb up a moss pole or trellis for a vertical accent. This not only adds height to a room but also creates an interesting focal point.
Shelf Decor: Place Devil’s Ivy pots on open shelves or bookcases to bring life to your display. Mix and match with other plants or decorative items for an eye-catching arrangement.
Room Divider: Use Devil’s Ivy to create a natural room divider. Position tall planters with trained vines between different areas to separate spaces while maintaining an open and airy feel.
Bathroom Greenery: Devil’s Ivy thrives in high humidity, making it an excellent choice for bathrooms. Display it on a shelf or hang it from a shower rod to add a touch of freshness to your bathroom oasis.
Desk Companion: Brighten up your workspace by placing a small Devil’s Ivy plant on your desk. Not only does it add a touch of green, but it also helps purify the air and create a more productive environment.
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