Have you received a new plant lately and it had a label but you’re unsure if it’s correct or not? Have no fear, Houseplant Addicts is here to help! In this article we will help you with identifying your Scindapsus’. We will include a picture example and character traits of your basic plant. We will also include certain identifying characteristics that’ll help you to identify plants while you’re out looking for your next beauty to bring home! Also be on the lookout for more identification editions!
So, let’s get started!
Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus’ aka “Argy”
Small green heart-shaped leaves that have silver markings (usually marked as satin pothos by some nurseries) Also a compact version of Silver Satin.
Scindapsus pictus ‘Exotica’
A large-leafed version that shows more intense variegation than the standard type, covering anywhere from 60-90% of the leaf.
Scindapsus pictus ‘Silvery Anne’
Leaf size and form that is similar to ‘Argyraeus’, but the leaves have much more variegation. The leaves are commonly at least half covered in silvery sheen with speckling or splashes on the remaining portion.
More rare Scindapsus’:
Scindapsus treubii ‘Moonlight’
Has large silvery green leaves much more narrow than the pictus varieties.
Scindapsus treubii ‘Dark form’
Narrow blackish leaves without a silver tint
Scindapsus pictus ‘Silver Lady’
Leaves are large and more narrow and are covered with a green sheen and has silver speckling or splashes on the remaining portion of the leaf. The leaf looks like green variegation on a silver leaf. A very rare find!!
Be sure to stop by our Identification Aid: Pothos Edition