There are so many ways to propagate a Pothos plant or Devil’s Ivy as some call it. This plant is reliant and can handle all types of environments. It thrives in low light, bright light, when you forget to water it etc. It’s easy to care for and so pretty to have hanging around your house.
There are three ways in which you can propagate a pathos plant. The first way is pretty simple, you can easily root divide it by genteelly pulling apart a vine from a cluster and replanting that section into a new pot.
My mom’s favorite way to propagate is to cut off a piece of the vine and just stick it right into the dirt and let it root itself.
I personally prefer to water propagate my plants. I enjoy watching the roots grow in the water. I plant it when the roots are established.
In order to propagate your Pothos or Devil’s Ivy in water here is what you need to know:
- First you want to cut off a few pieces of vine from the mother plant. Make sure to cut off a piece that has a node. The node is where the roots will form from the cutting. In the photo above you will notice the brown nubs coming off of the plant cutting. Those are the nodes that you need to keep an eye out for.
- Next place your cuttings in water. I usually use a shot glass to do this. It’s small enough that the leaves are not sitting in the water but, the stems are.
- Now wait. Give the plant some time to root in the water. This may take a few weeks to happen so be patient.
- Finally, once your plant has roots that are a few inches long it’s time to plant. Fill a planter halfway with soil, add rooted cuttings, cover the roots in soil and water. It is that easy!
Enjoy the process and let me know how your propagation goes! I would love to see your new plant baby.