3 Ways To Propagate Pothos | Propagating Pothos

Last Updated: 19.10.2023

Propagating pothos is not as tough as you might think it is! Here are some easy ways to propagate pothos at home which you can use!

Pothos are classic houseplants with glossy, dark green leaves and ideal for beginner gardeners. They are versatile and do well in hanging baskets, trellis as well as in containers. You can easily grow them indoors using these best Ways To Propagate Pothos!

Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Common Names: Money Plant, Devil’s Ivy, Golden Pothos, Devil’s Vine

Check out our article on money plant fertilizer here

What is a Pothos Plant?

Ways To Propagate Pothos

Pothos are ideal plants to grow in offices, bedrooms, and living rooms. They can grow in a range of surroundings and do well in well-draining soil and bright indirect sunlight. The plant looks great in containers, terrariums, and hanging baskets and brings tropical vibe indoors.

Best Ways to Propagate Pothos

1. Propagating Pothos from Seeds

To grow these plants from seeds, take a medium-size pot filled with well-draining soil, and sow the seeds in it. Place the pot in a location that receives 2-3 hours of sunlight and water regularly. The seeds will germinate in one-two weeks.

2. Propagating Pothos from Cutting

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Propagating Cutting in Soil

If you don’t have pothos seeds, you can easily propagate this lovely houseplant from cuttings. Simply cut 4-6 inches long stems from the existing plant and plant in soil. New roots will start appearing in one-two weeks and you will have a well-grown plant in three months.

Propagating Cutting in Water

Although tricky, growing money plants in water is possible. Take a glass jar, fill it with chlorine-free water, and add three-four drops of balanced liquid fertilizer and plant the stem cuttings. Change the water every week and the cuttings will form roots in 2-3 weeks.

For more information on growing pothos in water, read our article here

3. Propagating Pothos from Layering

To grow pothos from layering, bend a low growing pothos stem in the soil in another container, and cover a part of it in the soil like shown in the above picture. Do watch this video to learn how to propagate pothos in brief.

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