Originating from the French Polynesian Islands, Devil’s Ivy can now be found in homes and offices across the world. As a vine plant, it makes a beautiful hanging feature, draping from baskets and pots. Pothos, commonly known as Devil’s ivy, is named for its ferocious growth and bounce-back ability from the worst conditions.
How To Care For Marble Queen
Water when the top third of the soil has dried out and let it dry out more during autumn and winter. For those in shadier environments – Water when half of the soil has dried out to counteract the chance of over-watering, especially in the winter months. If the plant is starting to get stunted growth or yellowing leaves . Than the plant is or under-watered, is in a too bright/hot spot or is potbound. If the plant starts getting yellowing or loosing leaves, little to no new growth and a rotting stem. Than the plant is or over-watered, gets too little light, has lack of drainage or incorrect soil and possibly got root rot.
Put this plant in partly shades spot. Don’t put this plant in direct sunlight as this can cause sunburn.
This plant is fine in room humidity environment. You can mist this plant, but do not to over mist it, as this can cause powdery mildew or botrytis.
Devil’s ivy likes well-drained soil. Provide houseplant mix with added sand, grit, perlite or vermiculite for added drainage
You can use houseplant feed fortnightly in spring and summer but it’s really not necessary. As the name suggests this ivy will grow whatever the weather
Keep an eye out for mealybugs, spider mites, scale,s and thrips, which can live in the cubbyholes and undersides of the leaves. If you do spot some, give it a wash-off in the shower or use a damp cloth to try and remove all pests as best you can.
A super easy plant to propagate – cut 1cm on either side of a node and place in water till secondary roots develop and then pot on in the soil. If your Devil’s Ivy has outgrown its current pot, we recommend repotting in a larger pot using the recommended soil mixture listed above.
About Marble Queen
The Marble Queen originates from the French Polynesian Islands. Now this plant can be found in homes and offices across the world. As a vine plant, it makes a beautiful hanging feature, draping from baskets and pots.
Marble Queen Toxicitiy
Toxic to humans and pets. Marble Queen is toxic to humans and pets, as it contains calcium oxalate crystals. These crystals can cause burning and swelling of the lips, tongue and throat and it can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Please note: this plant comes in a plastic nursery pot. Browse our entire range of plant pots to add that extra charm and character to your home.