Pothos Roots ~ Keep Them Healthy & How to Fix Damaged Roots



Maintaining your pothos (Epipremnum Aureum) houseplant’s health mainly depends on the roots. But, unfortunately, it’s not easy to know how your pothos roots are doing beneath the soil’s surface.

We will cover the basics of pothos roots, including how to prevent problems from arising and what to do if they do. You’ll clearly understand how to keep your pothos roots healthy.

First: Knowing If Your Pothos Roots Are Healthy

When you tug on them, healthy roots feel firm and somewhat springy. Additionally, they should be widely dispersed throughout the soil. While some root tangling is typical, plenty of potting soil should be mixed with the roots.

What Do Fuzzy Pothos Roots Mean?

This fuzz is a natural occurrence that helps the roots pull in moisture and helps the pothos climb vertically. In the wild, aerial roots are designed to cling to rocks and trees, and this fuzzy substance, which looks like plant hair, assists them.

What About Space: Do Pothos Like Being Rootbound?

These houseplants can tolerate being slightly rootbound, but the last thing you want is to have your pothos completely rootbound. Pothos need space to grow and thrive.

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