Golden Pothos

(108 customer reviews)
Hanging Basket
Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships March 8th - March 15th.
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$ 33.00
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3-in-1 Moisture Meter

Take the guesswork out of watering and light. Quickly and easily determine your plants water and light levels, along with pH value.

  • No batteries required
  • Easy to read moisture, light, and pH levels with large dial.
  • Perfect for Indoor or Outdoor Plants.
  • How to Use: Simply insert moisture meter 3-4 inches into the soil, toggle switch to test moisture, light, or pH level you would like to measure.
  • Designed only for testing soil. Please be sure to not touch stone or hard rock soil.
  • ***Please note that pH test value cannot be applied to any other liquid than water.

Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Pot it for me

Have your plant delivered pre-potted when purchasing a medium-sized plant along with one of our premium planters.

  • For Medium Plants
  • Perfect for gift giving
  • Replaces our standard grower pot
  • Medium Plant and Premium Planter must be purchased at same time to qualify
  • Can not be used with large, XL or hanging pot specimens

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Epipremnum Aureum

Common Names: Golden Pothos, Devil’s Ivy, Centipede Vine

Overview: The golden pothos is a favorite of those who like vining-style plants that can sprawl across entire indoor walls or outdoor trellises. The vines of the fully grown pothos can reach up to 40 feet in length, although regular pruning can keep the plant confined to your available space. This version of pothos, also known as the “Devil’s Ivy” because of its arrow or spade-like leaves, is characterized by a vibrant yellow gold striation pattern.

The golden pothos is an ideal plant for those who are just beginning to cultivate a vining-style house plant since it requires very little maintenance, and indirect sunlight, plus, it is extremely easy to propogate into new plants.



Let your Golden Pathos Sprawl Out To Create An Indoor Jungle

The Golden Pothos is an ideal plant choice as maintenance requirements are minimal outside of regular pruning. You can even skip its watering schedule without harming it. Native to the Solomon Islands, this plant also goes by many other names, the most common one being “devil’s ivy.”

This is because the pothos vine is long, trailing, and heart-shaped, assuming the shape of an arrow. The leaf striations can sometimes have white, pale green, or yellow undertones. A mature-sized, large pothos can reach a length of up to 40 ft and is 3 to 6 feet in width.

The scientific name for Golden Pothos is Epipremnum Aureum. The Aureum represents the Golden variety of the Pothos. The first description of this plant came about in 1880, and it was first given the name Pothos Aureus.

Moving forward to 1962, researchers observed that the plant could also flower, and upon observation, they re-named the plant, Rhaphidophora aurea. Nonetheless, close examination of its flower concluded that the plant shared many similarities to Epipremnum pinnatum.

After that, they decided to synonymize the plant with that species. Further observations and studies on the growth patterns, leaves, and physical features revealed that the plant indeed lies in the category of aureum.

Caring for your Golden Pothos

Because of the minimum care they require, if you adhere to simple care measures, it will lead to a luscious, full, and long plant. The plant can grow vines that grow about 30 feet long, and people will often hang the vines around their balcony railings and windows for aesthetic reasons.


As mentioned above, the plant is very easy to maintain. When it comes to watering, the Golden Pothos and all the other types of pothos like to dry out a little bit in between watering. When watering this plant, you have to let the excess water drain out of the pot.

After draining out all the excess water, push your finger down into the soil and feel whether it is starting to dry out. If you let the roots of the plant stand inside the water, then you will end up with root rot, and the plant will react to it immediately.


When you grow the plant indoors, it is best to provide this plant with indirect and bright light. If this plant does not receive enough light, then it will lose its leaf pattern and may also revert to green foliage. To restore their variegation, you will have to shift the plant to brighter conditions. If the leaves turn pale all of a sudden, this may be an indication that the plant is receiving excessive sunlight.


Like mentioned earlier, Pothos plants thrive in well-drained and dry soil. The plant is also very resilient to varying degrees of soil PH levels. Therefore, it does not matter whether the soil is too acidic, neutral, or alkaline.

Fertilizing Your Plant

Since these plants are not too demanding, you can use any houseplant fertilizer on a monthly or bi-monthly basis to feed them.

Common Issues

Pothos is usually free of any pests. This is, however, not to say that that you do not have to worry about any issues. Occasionally, the plant will suffer from mealybug infestation. Nonetheless, with the help of simple insecticidal soap and alcohol-soaked cotton swabs, you can control the pests and insects.


When pruning, it is important that you only cut a quarter of the vine, which is only about a few inches from the leaf. The point where you make the cut or prune the vine will experience new growth in the form of a vine. When carrying out this process, make sure that you do not leave any leafless vine.


Stem cutting allows for easy Pothos propagation. Use the following procedure:

  1. Use a sharp, sterile tool to cut a one-half inch below the lowest leaf
  2. Remove the leaf
  3. Once you find sprout growth, start replanting.

Potting / Repotting Your Pothos

As the pothos continues to grow out, it becomes very dependent on the pot. This means that the pot becomes a center where the full weight of the plant is focused. When the plant begins to over-grow, you find that the roots are filling up the pot, and they may even be growing out of the potholes. Re-potting will then have to take place if you want the Pothos Epipremnum to have a sizable growth.

Additional information


10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Medium Shade

Mature Height

6 in – 12 in


12 in – 15 in

108 reviews for Golden Pothos

  1. Charlee Gracia (verified owner)

  2. Kayla Farrington (verified owner)

    I wish I was able to post a picture of this plant, but it’s absolutely stunning! I got the large with the large hanging basket, and I can officially say it’s the healthiest plant I’ve gotten in quite some time. I also really appreciate this site waiting to ship until the weather conditions are right. For this price, I’ll definitely be buying more from here soon. 100% recommend.

  3. Jerry Schneiderman (verified owner)

  4. Verified Buyer (verified owner)

    Plants arrived timely and in good condition

  5. Rebecca (verified owner)

    My plant is very pretty , and healthy . I am very happy with it .

  6. Dana K. (verified owner)

    My plant is so beautiful! It arrived on time and was very carefully packed. It is so full and healthy! Def will purchase more!

  7. Anonymous (verified owner)

    The plants are beautiful, however, when they arrived several tiny frogs came out of the plants (and continued to do for several days), and despite repotting them, a small lizard egg hatched weeks later and I had to deal with catching a lizard in my apartment. I’m concerned that the soil is just filled with eggs.

  8. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    I’m very happy and I love my plant is beautiful

  9. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Beautiful plants received in best condition. Timely delivery and packaged very well. Thanks PlantVine!

  10. BARBARA G. (verified owner)

    Plant was expertly packaged and arrived without a leaf out of place. I paid for the 2 day shipping because it is very hot here now. Soil was moist and no soil was disturbed during shipment due to excellent packaging. It was a bit of a challenge to remove, but worth it.

  11. Janet C. (verified owner)

    Came packaged beautifully and safely. Beautiful plant.

  12. Kayla (verified owner)

    Plant arrived fast and in perfect condition. Definitely recommend!

  13. Terri B. (verified owner)

    Arrived perfectly wrapped. Was a little droopy. Gave a little water & put by the window. Couple hours later perked right up.

  14. Kim (verified owner)

    My plants arrived well packaged and beautifully cared for. I loved the pre-shipping picture of my plants. I’ve ordered from several online plant retailers and, by far, this is the best quality I have received. I will be ordering from PlantVine again.

  15. Anonymous (verified owner)

  16. Anthony D. (verified owner)

    Received healthy plants with lots of new growth and no pests.

  17. Janette B. (verified owner)

  18. Erik B. (verified owner)

    I was a bit concerned when the plant didn’t arrive for a full week, but in the end I was satisfied. It was healthy and lush, and didn’t have much overflowed soil to make a mess.

  19. laurie rosenbaum (verified owner)

    Looks amazing

  20. Alex V. (verified owner)

  21. Jaspreet Kaur (verified owner)

    plant arrived later than expected due to weather, which I appreciate as I wouldn’t want to receive a plant that died in transit. It was also packaged well.

  22. Michele B. (verified owner)

    Gorgeous and huge

  23. Angela Healy (verified owner)

    Very healthy plant..Packaged well..Received quickly!!!!

  24. Natascha (verified owner)

  25. Nikki H. (verified owner)

    Arrived gorgeous and perfect. Much bigger than I expected!

  26. Tracy (verified owner)

  27. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    I’m so glad I ordered this beautiful and healthy plant is so satisfying to look at.

  28. Joseph Greenbishop (verified owner)

    Your are a wonderful company with wonderful products and wonderful people!

  29. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great plant and excellent condition upon arrival

  30. Amy Estrada (verified owner)


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Why others chose the Golden Pothos

Can never have enough

How can you not love a pothos!?

Easy to care for.

Already own one; easy to care for, grows well and looks great.

Hard to kill

Chameleon enclosure

I bought this for a Professional Development gift for a College Mentor.

The picture looks very pretty and I have been looking for this plant for a long time

Because she is stunning

Gorgeous gorgeous specimen!! I don't have the patience to wait for my Golden Pothos baby to grow into such a beauty.

Healthy looking plants

I have one, and frankly, too impatience for it to grow. This one was on sale from $58 to $35 for a large one. So why not.

My favorite

I love to add Vine that hang in my bedroom, will add it the ceiling vine I have in my room

I heard this plant is the easiest plant to take care of so i bought 3!

I wanted more greenery in my house!

Love the trailing vines.

Easy maintenance

Easy to take care of but so lush and beautiful!

The form of the plant will work well in kitchen

Needed some greenery in my newly remodeled apt, cant wait to receive my plant babies!!

I love bushy plants, they have a lot of personality

I want an easy-care vining plant for the top of a big bookshelf

I LOVE vine plants so much

Have a space not working well with ferns

Beautiful and easy to grow

I’m looking for a vine type plant to put at the top of a cabinet. Choose this because it looks pretty in the pictures and I think it will fit nicely. Hope I’m right!

This particular plant is going into a guest bedroom it will make that space friendly and keep the air filtered

I bought this to hang in my window and to help purify my home air. I love a green, leafy garden, I’ve never been into really colorful flowers.

its for my chameleon enclosure

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