Scindapsus ‘Global Green’

Pothos, Global Green Pothos, Devil's Ivy


Scindapsus ‘Global Green’ is a captivating and versatile houseplant known for its lush green foliage and exceptional air-purifying qualities. This cultivar is a hybrid of the Scindapsus genus, renowned for its adaptability and resilience. ‘Global Green’ features heart-shaped leaves with an attractive, glossy finish, and its cascading vines can grow vigorously, making it an excellent choice for hanging baskets or trailing down shelves. One of its most remarkable features is its ability to purify indoor air by effectively removing pollutants.

Scindapsus ‘Global Green’ adds a touch of natural elegance to any interior space while contributing to a healthier and more vibrant indoor environment. Explore the beauty and air-purifying benefits of this delightful houseplant in your home or office.


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Origin: Hybrid of botanical origin
Genus: Scindapsus
Species / Cultivar: aureus 'Global Green'
Common Name: Pothos, Global Green Pothos, Devil's Ivy
Synonym: Epipremnum aureum

Plant Biography

The botanical history of Scindapsus, commonly known as Pothos or Devil’s Ivy, is rooted in the Araceae family, a group of tropical and subtropical flowering plants. Scindapsus species are primarily native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, where they thrive in the lush, humid rainforests. The genus name, “Scindapsus,” is derived from the Greek words “skindapsos,” meaning “ivy-like,” which aptly describes their climbing and vining nature.

Pothos plants have been cultivated for centuries for their ornamental qualities and ease of care. They have played a prominent role in traditional medicine and culture in various regions, often believed to bring good luck and prosperity.

Over time, numerous Scindapsus species and cultivars have been identified, each exhibiting unique leaf shapes, sizes, and variegation patterns. Their adaptability to different light conditions and minimal watering requirements have made them popular choices for indoor gardening and interior decoration worldwide.

Today, Scindapsus remains a beloved and versatile houseplant, cherished for its aesthetic appeal and air-purifying qualities, contributing to a rich botanical history that continues to evolve through cultivation, hybridisation, and appreciation among plant enthusiasts.

Scindapsus 'Global Green'
Light: Bright Indirect
This plant likes sun, but keep out of direct sunlight. Best placed in an area near a window.
Soil: Indoor Potting Mix
Enjoys moist well drained soil with composted organics and some drainage material.
Temperature: 12-24°C
Temperature range at which this plant is healthiest and grows best.
Growth Rate: Medium
Expect to see moderate growth during growing season.
Water Requirement: Regular Watering
Water when soil surface is dry to the touch. Water must draining easily away.
Humidity: Medium
Easygoing in regular home conditions, keep away from cold draughts and heat sources.
Maintenance: Low
Requires no attention beyond correct position and watering. An ideal starter plant!
Eventual Height: 4-8m
The plant's ultimate height in typical growing conditions.
Eventual Spread: 1-1.5m
The plant's ultimate spread in typical growing conditions.
Care & Size Guidance

Care & Size Guidance

Caring for Scindapsus is a breeze. It thrives in moderate to low light, making it adaptable to different conditions. Water when the top inch of soil dries, avoiding overwatering. Occasional trimming maintains its lush look, and providing support such as a moss pole will turn it into an incredible specimen plant. Scindapsus is an ideal choice for beginners, offering both beauty and easy-care characteristics for a thriving indoor plant.

Expert Tip

If the stems become too long and leggy, they can be trimmed back. The trimmed stems will produce new growing points.


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