Epipremnum Aureum Devil's Ivy Plant UK

Epipremnum aureum widely known as the Devil's Ivy has many different variations that do well indoors and outdoors. The Devil's Ivy is hard to kill, it tends to adapt extremely well to different light variations from indirect indoor light and part-shade to heavy shade and direct light.

This fast-growing vine will thrive in pots and containers, perfect for both new and savvy plant lovers.

Epipremnum Aureum Devil's Ivy Plant - dieffenbachia seguine, philodendron hederaceum, arrowhead plant, basil, peperomia obtusifolia

Common name: Pathos Plant, Money Plant, Devil's Ivy

Family name: Epipremnum aureum

Native to: the Pacific Islands (New Guinea & Solomon Islands)

Related plants: Dieffenbachia seguine, Philodendron hederaceum, Arrowhead Plant, Peperomia obtusifolia

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Other names include the Devil's vine, golden pothos, Ceylon creeper, hunter's robe, ivy arum, silver vine, Solomon Islands ivy, marble queen, taro vine

Easiest houseplant to grow

Epipremnum Aureum Devil's Ivy Plant is literally the easiest house plant to grow. They grow pretty long. Plant it in well-drained and humid soil and ensure that the soil remains conducive as it grows.

The vine blends into the background, making it one of the easiest plants to grow in small spaces such as windows and bathroom tops.

These lush trailing plants thrive in pots and containers and they are fantastic hanging houseplants.

All-rounder shade to sun plant

It grows well in bright indirect light and also tolerates dark areas. It has been found to be great at cleaning the indoor air of dust and stale air, an excellent air purifier.

Devil's Ivy plant can absorb water easily, which makes it ideal for bathrooms and rooms where moisture is high. 


Epipremnum Aureum Devil's Ivy Plant is an undemanding low-maintenance plant, but it does not like waterlogged soil. Too much water will result in the roots rotting which can completely kill the plant.

Use a damp cloth clean the top layer of the leaves if you see specks of dust accumulating on them. When cleaning, avoid wiping the underside of the leaves as this can block the vital pores and affect the plant's happiness. 

For older plants, you may have to stake them using bamboo sticks or prune the tips to reduce further growth. Also, train the tip back into place for a dense screen cover.

Train the pothos plants up bamboo sticks for a neater look. Get the bamboo sticks here.

Propagate Devil's Ivy Plant

Epipremnum Aureum is such an easy plant to propagate - all you need is water and light.

Take cuttings from the vines, and at least two or three internodes from the tips of the plant. You can propagate the new cutting in water or straight into holding pots.

Keep the soil well aerated and moist until you see signs of new growth.

Then transplant it into larger holding pots and store it in a well-lit area away from direct sunlight.

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