Pothos Care

If you are looking for a quick-growing plant, look no further! The Pothos plant is native to French Polynesia and is also known as Devil’s Ivy. This vining plant grows very quickly at a max rate of 12 – 18 inches per month. A mature Pothos can reach 20 – 40 feet long and 3 – 6 inches in width. 

Pothos plants have pointed, heart-shaped, green leaves that are often variegated. The variegated leaves are adorned with pale green, yellow, or white striations. 

Pothos plants are extremely easy to propagate in water, making them the perfect plant to share with friends and family. Simply snip off a leaf with sterile scissors, making sure to include the node (or multiple nodes), and place it in a glass of water on a north or east-facing windowsill. Within a couple of weeks, your cutting will begin to grow new roots. Plant the cutting in soil once a healthy cluster of roots has formed. 


Pothos grow best in medium to low indirect light. These plants can flourish in low light, or even artificially lit areas, making it the perfect plant choice for an office or dorm room. 

If they are not getting ample amounts of light, variegated pothos may lose their leaf pattern and return to a solid green color. Relocating your pothos to a brighter location should restore its leaf variegation. If your pothos is getting too much light, its leaves may become pale-looking and develop brown edges. 


Pothos prefer moderately moist soil and should be watered whenever the top layer of soil is dry. Be aware that it will need more water if it is exposed to brighter light and less water if it is exposed to less light. 


Pothos prefer temperatures that range from 65 – 75 degrees fahrenheit. They should not be exposed to temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit and should be placed away from air conditioners and cool drafts. 


Pothos are forgiving when it comes to humidity and will likely do fine in your home’s natural climate. Plants placed in humid areas of the home (bathrooms and kitchens) might need less frequent watering than plants placed in bedrooms or living rooms.


Pothos plants are not picky about soil and will tolerate most standard potting mixes. Adding perlite or coarse sand will increase water drainage and help prevent root rot. 


All parts of this plant are toxic to pets and humans if ingested.

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Return Policy

Last Updated July 2, 2022

Thank you for your purchase. We hope you are happy with your products! However, if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may be able to return it to us for a full refund or store credit. Please see below for more information on our return and exchange policy.


Plants: Plants are eligible for a full refund or exchange with returned within seven (7) days of the purchase date. All returned plants must be in their original nursery pots with tags intact and proof of purchase. Plants may be exchanged for another plant of equal or lesser value. We are not responsible for the death or damage of plants that have been removed from their original pots after purchase. 

Non-plant goods: Any non-plant goods (pottery, macrame, plant care products, etc.) can be returned in new, unused condition for a full refund or exchanged for another item of equal or lesser value within fourteen (14) days of purchase. Packaging may be opened, but the product must be unused and returned with all of its original, undamaged packaging. 

Return Process

To return an item, contact us by email at ashley@pollenplant.co

For Plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • please provide a detailed description of why you wish to return or exchange the plant, including any damage/pests/etc. 
  • Include a picture of the plant in its original pot.

For non-plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • A brief description of why you wish to return the item
  • A photo of the unused item in its original packaging

All return requests will be responded to within 1-2 business days. If the return is appropriate, a pickup date and time will be arranged free of charge.


After we receive your returned item and inspect its condition, we will process your refund or exchange. Refunds will be sent to your original method of payment. Refunds might take 1-2 billing cycles to post to your credit card statement, depending on your bank. We will notify you by email when your return has been processed.


Plants that have been removed from their original nursery pots are not eligible for return or exchange.

Non-plant items that have been used or damaged (including any packaging) are not eligible for return or exchange.

All sales are final on discounted items, and they cannot be returned or exchanged.


Questions or concerns about our return policy? Please contact us at ashley@pollenplants.co

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All orders will be fulfilled by either home delivery or local pick-up. 

At checkout, you will select “delivery” or “pickup” and choose your preferred date and time to receive your order. 

We require at least 24 hours to process your order.

Home Delivery

We currently deliver to the following towns:

  • Portsmouth
  • Dover
  • Durham
  • Somersworth
  • Epping
  • Newmarket

Delivery is available Monday-Friday 11am-6pm

Home delivery is subject to a $6.00 delivery fee

Your items will be delivered within the 30 minute time frame you selected at checkout. We recommend choosing a delivery time when you will be home. If no one is home to accept the order, your items will be placed on your doorstep and out of direct sunlight whenever possible. We are not responsible for lost or damaged goods that are left at your door. 

Please contact us if you need to change your delivery date or time! We are happy to make reasonable accommodations. 


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