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15 Striking Types Of Pothos Plants To Amp Up Your Collection

Pothos is a lovely houseplant that has won the hearts of both novice and experienced plant parents.  It’s not only known for its resilience and easy-care nature but also offers a delightful array of varieties that can add a touch of green elegance to any indoor space. Plus, it’s one of the most effective air purifiers and brings a calming effect to your mood and mental health.

However, pothos comes in different kinds of names, foliages and shapes of leaves, which makes beginners feel puzzled and baffled. That’s why we pulled together the most common types of pothos, and introduce to you how to care for and nurture them. Now, let’s scroll down and explore the world of pothos.

#1. Golden pothos

Golden pothos is a trailing vine with heart-shaped leaves that are variegated with yellow or white. It prefers bright, indirect light, but can survive in low-light conditions.

  • Leaf color: Green with yellow or white variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Low to bright indirect light.

#2. Marble queen pothos

Marble queen pothos is a cultivar of pothos with creamy white and green variegated leaves. It is a trailing vine that can grow up to 10 feet long indoors and requires bright, indirect light to maintain its variegation.

  • Leaf color: Creamy white and green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Low to bright indirect light.

#3. Jade Pothos

Jade pothos has solid green leaves that are thick and shiny. It is a low-maintenance and hardy houseplant that can purify the air and adapt to various light conditions.

  • Leaf color: creamy white and green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Low to bright indirect light.

#4. Neon pothos

Neon pothos is characterized by heart-shaped leaves that are thin and papery. It can adapt to a range of lighting conditions, but bright indirect light is best to keep the leaves vibrant and avoid leggy growth.

  • Leaf color: Bright green-yellow.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Medium to bright indirect light.

#5. Dragon’s tail pothos

Dragon’s tail pothos is a unique variety of pothos with rounded, arrow-shaped leaves that split at the sides and develop tiny holes as they mature. It is a vining plant that can grow up to 10 feet long indoors.

  • Leaf color: Jade green.
  • Leaf size: Small to large.
  • Light: Medium to bright, indirect light.

#6. Cebu blue pothos

Cebu blue pothos stands out with green-blue leaves that have a silvery shimmer. Remember to keep it away from direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

  • Leaf color: Green-blue.
  • Leaf size: Small (juvenile), medium (mature).
  • Light: Bright indirect light.

#7. Baltic blue pothos

Baltic blue pothos has a bluish tint and develop fenestrations or splits and holes as they mature. It can tolerate some drought but will appreciate consistent watering.

  • Leaf color: Deep green-blue.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Medium to bright, indirect light.

#8. Global green pothos

Global Green pothos is a new and rare variety of pothos with dark green leaves and yellow-green variegation. It can grow vines up to 10 feet long indoors, so you can prune them to control their size and shape.

  • Leaf color: Dark green leaves and yellow-green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Small.
  • Light: Medium to bright, indirect light.

#9. N’Joy pothos

 Bright indirect light or medium light is the best for N’Joy pothos’ variegation and growth. It prefers temperatures between 65 and 85°F (18-29°C) and dislikes frost.

  • Leaf color: White/cream variegation.
  • Leaf size: Small.
  • Light: Medium to bright indirect light.

#10. Manjula pothos

Manjula pothos is a stunning variety of pothos with green and white variegated leaves that have wavy edges and a heart shape. To facilitate its growth, you should use a balanced liquid fertilizer once a month during the spring and summer.

  • Leaf color: Creamy white leaves, green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Bright, indirect light.

#11. Satin pothos

Satin pothos is characterized by green leaves that have a silvery shimmer and a heart shape. Its care is similar to other kinds of pothos. You should water it thoroughly when the top 2 to 3 inches of soil are dry.

  • Leaf color: Green with light green spots.
  • Leaf size: Small.
  • Light: Low to bright, indirect light.

#12. Jessenia pothos

In order to support its variegation, the Jessenia pothos thrives in medium to bright, indirect light. In terms of fertilizing, do not feed it in the winter when the plant is dormant.

  • Leaf color: Medium green leaves with yellow-green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Medium to bright, indirect light.

#13. Snow queen pothos

Snow queen pothos is a striking variety of pothos with green and white variegated leaves.  Due to the small amount of green on its leaves, you should place it in a location that receives bright and indirect light.

  • Leaf color: Green and white variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Bright, indirect light.

#14. Harlequin pothos

It is one of the rarest pothos with green and white variegated leaves that have a mottled appearance. To maintain humidity for Harlequin pothos, you can mist the leaves, use a humidifier or place the plant near other plants.

  • Leaf color: White with dark green variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Bright indirect light.

#15. Silver satin pothos

Silver satin pothos boasts a silvery shimmer and a heart shape. It prefers a well-draining potting mix that contains peat, perlite and regular potting soil.

  • Leaf color: Dark green with silver variegation.
  • Leaf size: Medium.
  • Light: Bright, indirect light.

With its heart-shaped leaves and the ability to thrive in low-light conditions, pothos has become a go-to choice for indoor gardeners seeking an effortlessly stunning houseplant. We hope you enjoyed delving into the world of pothos and discovering the stunning variety this beloved houseplant has to offer. If you found this article informative and inspiring, hit that “like” button to let us know, and share the pothos you love with your fellow plant enthusiasts.

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