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Epipremnum Pinnatum White Variegated, also known as Variegated Dragon Tail, is a stunning tropical vine celebrated for its striking white and green variegated leaves. This plant adds an elegant touch to any indoor garden, with its unique foliage creating a captivating visual appeal.

 

Appearance

  • Leaves: Long, pinnate leaves with a mix of green and white variegation. The variegation pattern varies, giving each leaf a unique appearance.
  • Stems: Sturdy, climbing stems that can reach impressive lengths if given support.
  • Size: Typically grows to about 3-6 feet indoors, but can reach greater lengths with proper care and space.

 

Light Requirements

  • Preferred Light: Bright, indirect light is ideal. Direct sunlight can cause leaf burn, while too little light can diminish variegation.
  • Adaptability: Can tolerate lower light conditions but will grow slower and with less vibrant variegation.

 

Watering

  • Frequency: Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Ensure the soil drains well.
  • Humidity: Prefers higher humidity levels. Consider misting the leaves regularly or using a humidifier, especially in dry environments.

 

Soil and Potting

  • Soil Type: Use a well-draining potting mix rich in organic matter. A mix designed for aroids or a general-purpose mix with added perlite or orchid bark is ideal.
  • Repotting: Repot every 1-2 years to refresh the soil and accommodate growth. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

 

Temperature

  • Preferred Range: Thrives in temperatures between 18-29°C
  • Tolerance: Can tolerate short periods of cooler temperatures but should be protected from drafts and cold conditions below 13°C

 

Fertilizing

  • Frequency: Feed monthly during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.
  • Type: Use a fertilizer with an N-P-K ratio of 20-20-20 or similar to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage.

 

Pruning and Maintenance

  • Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain shape and encourages bushier growth. Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.
  • Cleaning: Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and allow for better photosynthesis.

 

Propagation

  • Method: Can be propagated through stem cuttings. Cut a healthy stem with a few leaves and nodes, and place it in water or moist soil until roots develop.
  • Timing: Best done in spring or early summer when the plant is actively growing.

 

Common Issues

  • Pests: Watch out for common pests like spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
  • Diseases: Overwatering can lead to root rot. Ensure proper drainage and avoid letting the plant sit in waterlogged soil.

 

Tips for Success

  • Support: As the plant grows, it may need support. Use a moss pole or stake to help it climb and showcase its beautiful foliage.
  • Variegation: To maintain its vibrant variegation, provide ample bright, indirect light and avoid low light conditions.

 

pot size 16cm
80 cm high

Epipremnum pinnatum white variegated

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