It then bloomed! Thanked 452 Times in 271 Posts Whether you are gifted with a green thumb or not, our guide will help you grow the perfect houseplants. Black spots on the leaves and the sudden collapse of the plant indicate the soil has been kept too wet. This trailing vine has pointed, heart-shaped green leaves, sometimes variegated with white, yellow, or pale green. Yeah I was thinking the same thoughts a few days ago when I was in Miami and the Bahamas....even the ones growing up the walls outside the airport had huge three foot leaves! Thanks. If you choose to let your pothos grow into a long vine, it can be secured on hooks along walls and over window frames. Pothos are usually pest free, but they can get infested with mealy bugs. Small plants you see with mature leaves are normally tip cuttings from a mature plant. Thanked 72 Times in 46 Posts Amazon Elephant's Ear Plant Profile (African Mask) Repeat as necessary until the leaves are truly giant and deeply cut. Carefully lift the plant and check to see if this is the problem. Many Aroids do not revert to juvenile leaves once cut so they continue to grow the large leaves. Most people grow it in a hanging container from which it will dangle and thus always remain a juvenile. Vines left to grow on their own can get very tangled, so shake them loose every now and then to keep them from becoming a mess.

Thanked 10 Times in 5 Posts Bunting,Pothos, Rhaphidophora aurea, Scindapsus aureus, Pothos, Giant Golden Pothos, "Ivy", Devil's Ivy, Devil's Claw Ivy, Exotic Rainforest rare tropical plants. However, don’t wait until the leaves start to shrivel or you will lose some leaves. have flat petioles? The Spruce uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Yes many of the Aroids are this way. Pothos is arguably the easiest of all houseplants to grow, even if you are a person who forgets to water your plants. in my neighborhood they grow on trees and they are freaking huge!!!!!!!!!! Thanked 7 Times in 4 Posts Read our Golden pothos, silver vine, taro vine, devil's vine, devil's ivyShade to part shade outdoors, bright indirect light indoorsDoes not flower unless treated with a special hormone supplement I know that the pothos we use are actually immature babies, so how do I get big leaves like this? Many Aroids do not revert to juvenile leaves once cut so they continue to grow the large leaves. The last post I think it most likely the key. Well, it took off and the leaves got larger and large very fast until they were about 4'. I guess they are kinda like Monstera and Rhaphidophora with the regards to juvi/mature leaves. Eventually, your pothos will become pot bound. Thanked 41 Times in 14 Posts Get it free when you sign up for our newsletter. All parts of the pothos plant are poisonous if ingested. While pothos likes bright, indirect light it can thrive in areas that dont get a lot of sunlight or have only fluorescent lighting. OK, I know I sound like a broken record but this is not a Pothos. Dry, brown edges mean the plant was kept dry too long. Be on alert if you have dogs or cats. Let the plant tell you when to water—when it starts to droop, it needs a good drink. Wow that thing is enormous. They leaves tend to get large once the plant grows higher in the canopy or in the greenhouse. I've a 15 foot Epipremnum aureum that is taking over a spare room. Please share any experience or information you may have on encouraging large leaves and aerial roots on a pothos. It will never get really large leaves in a terrarium! But if you grow it upwards, you can—slowly!—watch it become an adult. Pothos plants thrive in ordinary, well-draining potting soil.