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Why Is My Pothos Plant Dripping Water?

Welcome to our guide to why pothos drip water. It is due to a natural process called guttation. We go into more detail below, read on…

See also our other pothos plant care guides: Jessenia PothosHawaiian Pothos, Glacier Pothos, Giant PothosPothos Plant CareNeon Pothos CareHawaiian Pothos.


What Is Guttation?

Sometimes plants secrete water from their pores, and these small droplets collect together in enough quantity to drip. It is not from humidity in the air, it is comes from within the plant.

When Does Guttation Happen?

Guttation happens when the plant roots have taken in a lot of water and there is some internal pressure in the plant so it forces excess water out of the pores.

Is Guttation Bad For Plants?

It is nothing to worry about, it is a completely natural process.

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Further Reading

Check out our other short pothos FAQ articles: How Long Do Pothos Live?, Do Pothos Like Direct Sunlight?, How Cold Can Pothos Tolerate?, Why Are My Pothos Stems Turning Brown?, Do Pothos Like To Be Misted?, Why Is My Pothos Plant Dripping Water?, How To Get Pothos To Branch?, How To Make Pothos Bushier?

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