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Epipremnum aureum 'Neon'

An evergreen self-clinging climber, with slender stems that can reach to 4m long or more if not pruned. Leaves are oval, heart-shaped at the base, and glossy bright green, with yellow-green new growth

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Size
Ultimate height
4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Yellow
Summer Green Yellow
Autumn Green Yellow
Winter Green Yellow
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H1B
Botanical details
Family
Araceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Climbing, Trailing
Potentially harmful
Humans/Pets: Harmful if eaten, skin and eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling For further information and contact numbers regarding pets, see the HTA guide to potentially harmful plants
Genus

Epipremnum are evergreen perennials, climbing with the aid of aerial roots, with simple or pinnately divided leaves and rather insignificant flowers enclosed in green spathes, but rarely seen in cultivated plants

Name status

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in standard houseplant compost in full or bright, filtered light. Water with rainwater if possible, allowing the growing media to almost dry out between waterings. Provide the support of a moss pole, or allow to trail. See houseplant cultivation and Epipremnum for further advice

Propagation

Propagate by stem-tip cuttings in summer or by layering

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Houseplants
  • Low Maintenance
  • Conservatory and greenhouse
Pruning

Pruning group 11. Tip prune in spring to promote branching

Pests

May be susceptible to mealybugs, scale insects and glasshouse red spider mite

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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