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I've had this plant for over 20 years and it's had some near-death experiences but it survived like a trooper now growing over my book shelf. I found this "sport" on a Golden Pothos in a dental office I was maintaining the plants for just after hort school. I haven't seen anything like it - sort of like a mix between Marble Queen and the regular Golden Pothos with nice lime-green splashes of variegation, sometimes 1/2 green, half mint and a blob of white. I jokingly called it 'Mint Julep' for it's mint-coloured splashes. Has anyone seen anything like it?
I think this commonly happens to plants of Epipremnum aureum when left for some time relatively unattended. When one buys a good specimens with leaves often larger than 30 cm and grows them at home, after some time new branches will arise with leaves smaller than 10 cm or so, and if these are not removed whole plant after some time would have small mostly green and less yellow marked leaves. In India, the plant is locally known as money, and it is common to see almost every house with plants rooted in water bowl and bearing such leaves.
Yes, this one has kept this foliage pattern for 20 years which is why I took the cutting originally. It caught my attention. Yes, I like reading about Chimeras but the other kind ie. +Laburnocytisus, +Crataegomespilus but I forgot about the variegation chimeras. The lime green is what sets it apart from Marble Queen & standard Golden Pothos and that new lime green cultivar. It's like a combo-platter.
singhg45, this is the standard leaf size locally due to being grown indoors with lack of light and humidity which grows the larger leaves. Occasionally a grower will supply plants with mature leaves but people seem to prefer the smaller leaves anyways.
Epipremnum aureum tends to change it's looks when a change in habitat / environment / cultivation, happens. A mature vine with large pinnately divided leaves, will begin to make juvenile leaves again when chopped off and made into a cutting. A vine might start to make plain green leaves for awhile, then switch back to variegated / mottled again.