How to Care for Pothos in Winter: 7-Step Plant Survival Guide



If you’re caring for pothos, you’ll need to make a few adjustments to your plant-care routine.

This “How to Care for Pothos in Winter” guide  will give you steps for keeping your beloved houseplant alive through  the bleak midwinter.

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How to Care for a Pothos in Winter: 7-Step Guide

Adjust Your Watering Schedule

As temperature and available light decrease, you need to decrease how often you water your houseplants.


Maximize Available Light

Pothos can survive in low light conditions. But they’ll do best in bright, indirect light.


Pause Fertilizer Application

You can stop fertilizing pothos entirely during the winter months. Nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium help a plant grow. But pothos plants enter a period of dormancy during the winter, meaning they stop growing. So fertilizer is unnecessary.


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