Asked by: Arturo Ikusa
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th March, 2020

How do you keep pothos plants alive?

Keep It Alive
  1. Grow pothos indoors, preferably with bright, not direct light, although it also will tolerate low-light conditions.
  2. Pothos likes to have its soil dry out between waterings and therefore accepts erratic watering care.
  3. Grow in any well-draining potting soil.

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Keeping this in consideration, how often do you water a pothos plant?

You need to water your pothos only if the pot/planter has been completely dry, but a bit neglect won't hurt the plant much. Depending where you live, for indoor plant this might be somewhere between 3–7 days. Outdoor plant need a bit more water until it is established (you can water it every 2–4 days).

Likewise, do pothos plant need sunlight? Basic pothos care is very easy. These plants enjoy a wide range of environments. They do well in bright indirect light as well as low light and can be grown in dry soil or in vases of water. While pothos likes a wide variety of light conditions, they do not do well in direct sunlight.

Regarding this, how do you save a dying pothos plant?

If the damage is extensive, it may not be possible to save the plant. Remove any dead leaves and place the golden pothos in a bright spot and let the soil dry out completely. Water it lightly, allowing the soil to dry between waterings. Cut back stems that are badly damaged.

Will pothos leaves grow back?

Very long Pothos vines invariably start to lose leaves from the pot up and they never replace those leaves. New growth is always at the tip ends of each vine. It is best to cut back long vines before they start to lose leaves.

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