Jessenia Pothos
Plant Care,  Pothos,  Rare Houseplants

Jessenia Pothos

The jessenia pothos is an easy to care for stunningly variegated beauty…

Jessenia Pothos Summary

Light needs:Medium to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Check soil once a week and water if top 50% or more is dry.
Fertilizer:A balanced feed once a month in spring and summer.
Soil:A standard mix with 10% added perlite.
Temperature:18°C to 23°C (64-73°F).
Where to buy:Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Fading variegation.


The jessenia pothos is a fairly new variety of variegated pothos, with a paint-splash pattern of dark and light green variegated color on the leaves. It is super easy to look after, as pothos are tolerant of both neglect and too much love (water!), they are tough!

Jessenia Pothos Light Needs

Medium to bright indirect sunlight is ideal. They will grow ok in lower light areas, but there is a chance that the variegation may fade.

How Often to Water

Check your pothos once a week and water if the top 50% or more is dry. They will be ok if you go under and over this, pothos are generally really tough.

Jessenia Pothos Fertilizer

You can feed them a balanced feed once a month in the warmer spring and summer months to encourage growth. They’ll be fine without feeding.


A standard potting compost will be just fine for a jessenia pothos. I add about 10% perlite for extra drainage.

When To Repot

Repot them every 2 years to refresh the soil, or earlier if the roots grow through the bottom of the pot.


50% humidity is ideal, but they are not especially fussy, they’ll do well in lower and higher humidity levels, and will be fine most areas of your home.

Jessenia Pothos Temperature

18°Cto 23°C (64-73°F).

How To Identify Jessenia Pothos

The jessenia pothos is a mottled dark and light green variegated pothos. It does not have big single color patches of variegation, but a mottled and flecked varying variegation through out the leaves.

Jessenia Pothos Vs Marble Queen Pothos

The jessenia pothos is similar to the marble queen, but has less light yellow variegation and more light green and dark green mottling. The marble queen has a lot more light yellow and even white flecks in it.

Reverted Jessenia Pothos

Variegated plants can revert. The best thing to do is to give it plenty of light to encourage the variegation. A plant that appears reverted can sometimes put out new variegated leaves.

Where To Buy

Try a Rare Plant Shop or Etsy.

Other Names

Epipremnum ‘Jessenia’.

FAQs and Common Problems

Pothos are really hardy and don’t get a lot of issues, they are even tolerant to a lot of over and underwatering. But this can lose it’s variegation if not given enough light, so if you see the variegation fading, try to give your plant more light.

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