Pothos is a truly versatile houseplant that comes in a wide range of varieties therefore, there is bound to be a pothos that suits you and your home. Above all, it is one of the most popular houseplants available because they are durable and easy to grow. Here are the 10 most common types of pothos varieties available.
You can grow your pothos in a hanging pot, totem or horizontally. They grow in low light and bright indirect light and do not need a lot of water.
10 types of pothos to add to your home.
1. Golden Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum
Firstly we have the Golden Pothos which is one of the most popular pothos plants that beginner indoor plant owners purchase. Golden Pothos is characterised by green foliage with dashes of yellow or gold. It makes a great indoor plant to hang in baskets, however, the leaves can grow to 12 inches wide and thrive outdoors and in warm areas.
2. Marble Queen Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Marble Queen’
Marble Queen Pothos has heart-shaped leaves that are predominantly white with speckles of green. Many pothos varieties sport white variegations, however, the Marble Queen Pothos is special because of the way that the white variegation is patterned to appear like marbled meat.
3. Snow Queen Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Pearls and Jade’
The Snow Queen Pothos, also known as the Pearls and Jade Pothos and has white variegated leaves that are small and patchy.
4. Manjula Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Manjula’
In addition to the marble variegation of the Marble Queen Pothos, the Manjula Pothos has green leaves with wavy edges that sport shades of silver, white, cream and lighter green on the leaves. The variegation on Manjula Pothos is patchy with mixed colours.
5. Neon Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Neon’
Neon Pothos have, like the name suggests, neon green leaves. They are a bright, fun colour that is bound to add a happy splash of vibrancy to your home.
6. Satin Pothos
Botanical Name: Scindapsus Pictus
Satin Pothos, also known as Silver Pothos belong to a different genus but they are still pothos! They enjoy bright indirect light and have beautiful foliage that has a dark green colour with silver variegations.
7. Jessenia Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Jessenia’
Jessenia Pothos grow slower than most and has leaves that resemble the marble queen pothos because of the variegation pattern, but are generally a lighter lime-green.
8. Cebu Blue Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Cebu Blue’
The Cebu Blue Pothos has thick solid leaves and a metallic sheen to its colour similar to the Satin Pothos. However, they’re blue-green in colour without a silver sheen and sport an arrow-shaped leaf that is elongated.
9. Hawaiian Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum Pothos ‘Hawaiian’
Similarly to the Golden Pothos, the Hawaiian Pothos is resilient to diseases and has golden-green leaves but are much larger and have natural slits in the leaves.
10. Jade Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum Aureum ‘Jade’
Jade Pothos is the most common pothos in tropical regions. They are rich green colour and have a tropical vibrancy that will add a calmness to your home environment.
In addition to our variety guide, check out our pothos care guide for tips on how to keep your pothos thriving.