The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Family: Araceae.

Scindapsus pictus
Scindapsus Genus of about 25 species of evergreen root climbers from S. and S.E Asia and Brazilia. The most popular species that known as Scindapsus aureus have another botanical name - Epipremnum aureum. Scindapsus is a climber with aerial roots - a moss stick makes an ideal support. The stems are sometimes allowed to train from a hanging basket or wall display. Keep the plant well away from draughts.
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Average warmth in summer - minimum 60F in winter.Semi-shade or bright light. Keep well away from direct sunlight. Water sparingly in winter. For the rest of thr year water thoroughly. Misting is necessary. Never use a coarse spray. Take stem cuttings.

User-submitted additions and corrections:

10th Aug 2008
I wonder if a scindapsus ever grow their leaves back? My plant have lost a lot of leaves and left a bare stalk. It still keep growing up but will it ever grow back the leaves on the stalk?
13th Oct 2008
No it will not grow it's leaves back on the stalk. Cut the stalk back as far as you can and it will grow a new stalk, complete with leaves.
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