15 - 25cm Variegated Marble Pinnatum 12cm Pot House Plant

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The Variegated Marble Pinnatum, a variety of Epipremnum pinnatum, is known for its striking variegated foliage. This plant is a popular choice for indoor plant enthusiasts due to its unique appearance and relatively easy care. Here's a detailed care guide:

Description

  • Appearance: This variety features heart-shaped leaves with a glossy texture. The variegation presents as creamy white or yellow marbling or streaking across the green leaves. As the plant matures, the leaves develop fenestrations, adding to their visual appeal.
  • Growth Pattern: It's a fast-growing, climbing vine that can be trained up a support or allowed to trail from a hanging pot.

Care Guide

  1. Light Requirements:

    • Prefers bright, indirect light to maintain its variegation. Too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while insufficient light can cause the variegation to fade.
    • A location near an east or west-facing window is ideal.
  2. Watering:

    • Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry. It's important to strike a balance as both over-watering and under-watering can be harmful.
    • Reduce watering in the winter when growth slows down.
  3. Humidity and Temperature:

    • Enjoys a humid environment, which encourages lush growth and healthy leaves. Consider using a humidifier or placing the plant on a pebble tray.
    • Prefers temperatures between 18°C and 27°C and should be protected from drafts and extreme temperature changes.
  4. Soil and Fertilisation:

    • Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally with added perlite or orchid bark to enhance drainage and aeration.
    • Fertilize every month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Less or no fertilization is needed in fall and winter.
  5. Pruning and Repotting:

    • Prune as needed to manage growth and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.
    • Repot every 2-3 years or when it becomes root-bound, using a slightly larger pot each time.
  6. Pest and Disease Management:

    • Keep an eye out for common pests like spider mites and mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with appropriate pest control methods.
    • Good air circulation and proper watering practices help prevent most diseases.
  7. Propagation:

    • Propagate through stem cuttings that include at least one node. Root the cuttings in water or soil.

Additional Tips

  • Support for Climbing: Provide a moss pole or trellis for the vine to climb on. This can encourage larger leaf growth and more pronounced fenestrations.
  • Variegation Maintenance: To maintain the striking variegation, ensure the plant gets enough light. However, too much direct sunlight can cause the variegated parts to burn.
  • Leaf Cleaning: Regularly wipe the leaves to keep them dust-free, which aids in better photosynthesis and keeps the plant looking vibrant.

Caring for a Variegated Marble Pinnatum is similar to other variegated tropical plants. It requires a balance of the right conditions but is generally forgiving and adaptable, making it suitable for both novice and experienced plant owners. With the proper care, it can be a beautiful and rewarding addition to your indoor plant collection.

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    • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

    • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

    • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

    • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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