ABOUT OUR SCINDAPSUS PICTUS
Hello, I’m Marble! I’m quite a thing of beauty, wouldn’t you agree? Although my silvery toned foliage looks hard to handle, I can confirm I’m much easier to care for than you might think. Take my names for example, they’re simple and straight to the point: silver pothos, satin pothos and silver vine, which describe me down to a T. There’s no fuss when it comes to me - only pure silvery joy.
I hail from countries far and wide but mostly you can find me in the subtropics of Asia and Polynesia. I love warm temperatures and the filtered sun I receive from deep in the rainforests helps to protect my lovely variegated foliage from burning. I’m a fast-growing vine and will climb and attach myself to any surface I find. If my long luscious foliage grows out of control, you can cut my vines back and make another plant out of my cuttings - yay, mini Marbles!
Allow my climbing vines to do all the hard work in making your home or office sparkle as I make my way up the moss pole planted in my pot. I’m certain my silvery shine will be a spectacular addition to your indoor jungle.
Small height (including nursery pot) 45-55cm; pot diameter 15cm.
Big height (including nursery pot) 70-75cm; pot diameter 17cm.
DID YOU KNOW?
Marble’s variegation (the pretty silver pattern on her leaves) is caused by lots of bright, indirect sunlight. While she is low-light tolerant, if placed in a low lit room, some of her variation will fade.
Marble is sure to unfurl new foliage at a rate of knots. She’ll soon by climbing all the way up her moss pole and delighting you with her exquisite leaves.
QUICK SCINDAPSUS PICTUS CARE
A perfect beginner houseplant that will continue to grow beautiful, climbing vines.
I can cope with most light, although direct bright sunlight can burn my patterned leaves.
Keep my soil on the drier side and never let my soil get too soggy.
I tolerate lower levels of humidity but I much prefer higher levels of moisture in the air.
Use a fertiliser once a month in the growth season. Don’t fertilise me in the winter months.
FAST FACTS ABOUT MARBLE
The bathroom, where the higher levels of humidity will help Marble thrive.
No; but only mildly toxic if ingested.
THINGS WE ALWAYS GET ASKED
How do you take care of a Scindapsus Pictus?
The Scindapsus pictus is very easy to look after and will thrive in the majority of indoor environments. She’s a tropical plant and prefers warmer temperatures of above 20°C but you’ll know if she’s unhappy as her leaves will begin to curl if she’s stressed from the cold.
Keep Marble in a place full of light but nothing direct that will burn her leaves. Any low lighting could cause her to lose some variegation, but she will still survive - if look a little less beautiful. To avoid any crisp leaves, keep Marble’s environment humid by placing her in the bathroom or by a humidifier.
Why are my Scindapsus pictus leaves curling?
Marble will start to curl her leaves to let you know that she is a little thirsty. A thorough drink will help her leaves return back to their original state. It’s also good to check Marble’s environment and make sure she isn’t placed near a chilly window or frequently used door as she can curl her leaves if stressed from the cold.
Do Satin Pothos like humidity?
Yes; because she’s native to the rainforest, Marble prefers higher levels of humidity. Normal household humidity is usually between 30% and 40% but Marble prefers humidity levels of over 50%. To increase the humidity in your home, you can use a humidifier or try a pebble tray underneath her pot.
PLANT STYLING TIPS
Marble’s upward vines will look magnificent in any bright bathroom. She also boasts the perfect figure thanks to her moss pole, which means she can be added to the hallway or landing and won’t get in the way or take up any precious space.
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HEALTHY PLANT PROMISE
If you have received a damaged plant or within 30 days you have any trouble after following our care guidance we will offer you a replacement.