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Epipremnum aureum 'Neon'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epipremnum (ep-ih-PREM-num) (Info)
Species: aureum (AW-re-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Neon

Synonym:Pothos aureus
Synonym:Scindapsus aureus

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Bronze-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive VirginiaCreeper On Apr 18, 2012, VirginiaCreeper from Philidelphia, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Neon Pothos is the newest addition to the Pothos family of plants. It's bright chartreuse green foliage really stands out (word up). This new plant took my family and I some time to get used to. The first plants we saw reminded us of a plant in need of a serious Miracle Grow!! lol We weren't quite sure what to think of them...now we love them.

Place your plant in an area with bright, filtered, indirect, or even light light. Water when the soil is dry to the touch on smaller plants. Water larger plants when the surface of the soil had dried down about an inch.

Feed monthly with a balanced liquid plant food. If your plant becomes too long...just trim it back to the desired length. Root the cuttings in water or vermiculite. I bought mine at Home Depot in Trevose PA. The tag says grown at Bell Nursery.

Positive ronster1266 On Dec 15, 2008, ronster1266 from Montrose, MI wrote:

i have had excellent results with this plant it has provided me with over 20ft of foliage and recently i have cut the vines back then i rooted in a jar of water, they've done verry well.

Positive NativePlantFan9 On Oct 4, 2004, NativePlantFan9 from Boca Raton, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

One of the newer variety of Pothos or Devil's Ivy, Neon Pothos aka Pothos 'Goldilocks' is more compact and smaller in size than Golden Pothos and generally does not reach 18 inches or more; in fact, this plant is very easy to maintain at only about 6 inches. It is easy to grow and, unlike other pothos, has very beautiful, arrow-shaped leaves that are TOTALLY BRIGHT LIME GREEN WITH NO MARKINGS (hence the name 'Neon' Pothos). It is a great houseplant and is especially useful that it does not get as big as the other varieties of pothos and can be easily maintained in a short size and compact shape. It does not like sun and thrives in deep shade most plants won't tolerate... except the wonderful Pothos Vines! Like all pothos, it is great indoors in hanging pots or baskets - more so than the other varieties. A great new variety that can be used even in commercial buildings because it withstands dry air and low light!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bithlo, Florida
Bonita Springs, Florida
Fort Myers, Florida
Miami, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Salem, Massachusetts
Dunellen, New Jersey
Botines, Texas
Pecan Grove, Texas



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