The Rare & Beautiful “Sleeping” Shangri la Pothos Care Guide



The Shangri La Pothos is one of the most intriguing houseplants you’ll encounter. It’s only been on the market for a couple of years, yet already it’s causing a divide among plant lovers.

Love it or hate it, this low-maintenance tropical vine can be very fun to grow. It’s resistant to most pests and diseases, is unpretentious about temperature and humidity, and can make an eye-catching statement piece in any home.

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Shangri La Pothos Care Guide


This houseplant grows best in bright indirect light. Therefore, a room with eastern or western exposure would be ideal for this plant. However, avoid putting keeping it in direct sunlight, as this can scorch the foliage and cause the leaves to open up.


Plant in a well-draining potting mix. A combination of equal parts universal potting soil, perlite, and orchid bark would do the job nicely.


Shangri La Pothos has moderate watering requirements. To keep it healthy, water it when the top 2 inches (5 cm) of the soil feel dry to the touch. Test the soil with your finger, then give the plant a deep, thorough soak.

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