Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos

A Beginner's Guide to Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos Care | All you Need to Grow!

Family: Araceae
Common Names: Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos
Botanical Names: Epipremnum aureum ‘Hi Color Marble Queen’
 

Marble Queen Pothos just got an upgrade! This fast-growing vine is shining bright with golden tints throughout its brilliant leaves. Regarding low-maintenance houseplants, Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos is always at the top of the list as they can grow in almost any indoor environment if there is a source of sunlight for at least 4 hours a day. Pothos can grow under grow lights making them the perfect plants for your office! 

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Light

Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos prefers medium to bright indirect sunlight but can live in lower light conditions. However, the leaves will be smaller, and the vines will become leggy if the light is not bright enough. Artificial light will do just fine for them, but the light should shine for at least 8 hours a day! Learn about indoor lighting for houseplants!

Water

Water the soil thoroughly after the soil is almost completely dry. It is a good indication that it needs water when the leaves start wilting. Water more often in the growing season and reduce the frequency during the winter months. It is best to refrain from watering if you cannot decide if its time to add more. Larger pothos can live without water for longer periods, but younger, less established plants need to be watered on a regular basis until their roots have fully developed.

Soil

All pothos love loose, nutrient-rich potting soil. Use a soil medium that can retain moisture but also allows for draining excess water to avoid root rot. Most pre-mixed soils will suffice. Make sure that there is plenty of organic matter, like coco-coir, peat moss, or shredded leaves, and avoid soils that contain moisture retaining crystals. If your soil drains too quickly, we recommend re-potting your Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos into a compost-rich soil mixture with fewer drainage materials. Learn how to create your own universal soil mixture for all of your indoor plants!

Temperature

Most average household temperature ranges will be adequate for Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos. However, their growth will stunt if they remain in temperatures under 55℉. Prolonged exposure to cold temperatures can be fatal to these tropical indoor vines. Extremely high temperatures (over 90°F) can cause the soil to dry out quickly requiring you to adjust your watering routine.

Humidity

As with most tropical indoor plants, Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos will benefit from higher humidity levels (over 50%) but will do fine in average household air. 

Fertilizer

Epipremnum aureum ‘Hi Color Marble Queen’ highly benefits from regular fertilizing. Use a weak solution of a complete liquid fertilizer every two weeks throughout the growing season (diluted to ¼ of the recommended strength). Do not fertilize during the winter months. Sometimes your indoor plants will grow all year long. If this is the case, fertilize them during this time with a ¼-strength diluted liquid fertilizer once a month, or top dress the soil with worm castings or rich compost. 

Growth Rate

This glorious Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos grows is a rapid grower once established, and given proper care and love! Its leaves can grow up to 2' long and the vines can reach 20+' in length, but this rarely happens indoors.

Pet Friend or Foe

The Hi Color Marble Queen Pothos is toxic so please keep it away from small children and pets! Foe!

Pro Tips

  1. To encourage the foliage to become fuller, trim back foliage.
  2. Plant a few smaller plants into one larger pot to create a large, fuller plant.
  3. Encourage your pothos to climb on unexpected structures like staircases and ladders.
  4. Rotate your pothos ¼-turn once a week to keep a balanced, full figure.
  5. Wash the leaves every month to deter pests and rinse off any dust accumulation!
  6. If you notice white fuzzy spots appearing on the leaves and stems of your pothos this is a sign of mealy bugs. Treat both the soil and the foliage with diluted neem oil once a week until they have disappeared. Learn how to use neem oil to prevent and remove pests!
  7. After you trim your pothos, take the cuttings and place them in a vase (with water), and in a few weeks your cuttings will develop roots! Once the roots reach 1-2" in length, plant the cuttings into soil to create a new plant!

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