Immature blue pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum ‘Cebu Blue’) with its small, entire leaves. Some tendrils can grow up to 20-30 feet long. You can also train it in the form of a loop or any other shape. Thanks a lot in advance for answers. 100% Upvoted. Your pothos stems should be ready to plant once the roots are at least an inch long. It's an excellent plant for locations such as offices and dorm rooms. Thank you very much! Few species of Epipremnum are cultivated. I have a couple if Pothos plants above my kitchen cabinets. Most people grow it in a hanging container from which it will dangle and thus always remain a juvenile. However, if you are looking to keep your plant with a more full look, you will need to see the stems trimmed up a bit more. In addition, the leaves of outdoor plants grow many times larger than indoor plants. Controlling Leaf Splitting in Plants. This trailing vine has pointed, heart-shaped green leaves, sometimes variegated with white, yellow, or pale green. Usually if the problem is over-watering the entire plant will turn yellowish - if the problem Then it will start growing upwards again and to produce small leaves once more. At some magical point, the plant reaches “adulthood” and the formerly entire leaf becomes huge (up to 2 feet/60 cm long) and begins to split, eventually becoming pinnate, looking like a palm frond, with thick stems. However, for my trailing pothos that have regular/tiny leaves that you typically see in nurseries, they will NEVER have large leaves unless they are staked. As long as there are plenty of leaves to replace the damaged ones, you can simply pick out the split leaves and discard them. All seem to have leaves that grow considerably in size as they grow, but not all have split leaves at maturity. But others are maturing at various rates, with larger and larger leaves. Step 1, Cut a 4 inch (10 cm) section off a stem just below the root node. Dangling is what this tropical Asiatic liana does in the wild when it loses its grip on the tree trunk it is climbing on. If the wall is humid, they’ll quickly root onto it. Eventually they get to the top (said wall is only 7 feet/210 cm tall, after all, not the 100 feet/30 m or so the plant can attain in a jungle! You’d think they would, given its parentage. Watching plants slowly wilt and die after their stems turn black leads to frustration and anger. If you have a very large snake plant, the best method is likely to propagate it by division. Archived. This is the most popular pothos varieties, leaves can be very large, about 12 inches wide and even more in favorable conditions. Pothos is an evergreen plant with thick, waxy, green, heart-shaped leaves with splashes of yellow. But it will also grow, eventually, into a jungle giant with large split leaves if you let it grow upwards, say on a moss-covered stake it can root into. Oohhhh that makes sense now. This will make the soil easier to penetrate. Because my blue pothos (Epipremnum pinnatum ‘Cebu Blue’) has reached adulthood … after over 20 years of care, just like a human. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The first photo below is the plant before I divided it. Thanks for all the info. If you are looking to grow your Pothos outdoors, be sure to locate them in shade to partial shade. Plant each new section in a container at the same depth it was previously grown at and add soil or growing media around the roots, gently firming the soil down to eliminate any large air pockets. Insert the cut ends into moistened soil in a separate container or in the same container as a divided pothos section. Not only did I not know what I bought (“Hello My Name Is Houseplant” is on the Exotic Angel, Costa Farms Badge from Lowe’s), I had no idea it would split like that. 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