Neon Pothos

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  • Showy Foliage
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Average Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 10 Feet

With its cascading foliage and fast growth, the Neon Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) retains the low-maintenance benefits of a Pothos with the added benefit of stunning foliage. This vining plant has heart-shaped leaves in a shocking chartreuse color, making it pop both alone and when grouped with other plants. Thriving in average household temperatures and humidity and able to tolerate medium to bright light, this Pothos variety is a must-have. 

Best Locations For Growing Neon Pothos

Like other Pothos, the Neon Pothos is fast growing, benefitting the most from bright indirect light but also growing just fine in the interior of a bright room. Place this plant on a bookshelf for a pop of color, hang it from a bedroom corner, or let it trail across a kitchen counter. The Neon Pothos is often added into planters, bringing color and depth to a plant grouping. Pothos are toxic plants, so care should be taken to keep them out of reach of children and pets.

Neon Pothos Sunlight Requirements

Neon Pothos will grow and retain its color best in bright indirect light, though it is able to grow in medium light as well. Place this plant in an east- or north-facing window for all-day bright light. Neon Pothos will also do well within a bright room with west- and south-facing windows. It is best to avoid direct afternoon light as it can easily scorch the tender leaves. 

Neon Pothos Care

Pothos are generally low-maintenance plants when given plenty of indirect light and regular watering. These plants can remain in the same pot for at least two years at a time, not being particularly sensitive to being in small or large pots. When repotting, choose a pot with drainage holes that is an inch or two larger than the root ball. Pothos grows well in well-draining potting soil that retains a bit of moisture. 

Watering Neon Pothos

Pothos are forgiving plants when it comes to watering, bouncing back from underwatering pretty quickly and not totally failing if they are overwatered occasionally. Allow the top inch or two to dry out before watering deeply, until water comes out the bottom of the pot. When a Pothos is drying out, its lowest leaves will start to droop, indicating that it is ready for water. 

Feeding Neon Pothos

Pothos will benefit from regular watering in the spring and summer months. Add a liquid houseplant fertilizer into your watering routine once or twice a month, following dilution recommendations to avoid damaging the roots and leaves. Fertilizing can end in the winter when plants are growing less.

Neon Pothos Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: Average - Keep lightly moist. When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: No
Kid Friendly: No
Air Purifier: High
Habit: Trailing
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 10 feet
Mature Spread: 18+ inches
Flowering: No
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
Fragrant: No
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Neon-Green
Temperature: 55° - 90°F (13° - 32°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: Neon Pothos
Other Name(s): Neon Pothos
Scientific Name: Epipremnum aureum Neon
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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1 Review - Neon Pothos Show Reviews

  • 5
    easy to grow

    Posted by Laura Higgins on Jun 13, 2023

    I found this plant incredibly easy to grow and care for and a must-have for anyone seeking a low-maintenance plant that adds a pop of color to their space.