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Philodendron scandens aureum, also known as Golden Pothos, is a popular trailing plant that can be grown in a terrarium with proper care. Here are some tips to help you grow Philodendron scandens aureum in a terrarium:

  • Choose the right terrarium: Philodendron scandens aureum needs a terrarium with good drainage and ventilation. Choose a container with an opening or lid that allows for air flow.

  • Use well-draining soil: Philodendron scandens aureum prefers well-draining soil that is high in organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and coarse sand works well for this plant.

  • Provide bright, indirect light: Philodendron scandens aureum thrives in bright, indirect light. Place your terrarium in a location where it will receive plenty of natural light but avoid direct sunlight.

  • Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged: Philodendron scandens aureum prefers moist soil but can be prone to root rot if overwatered. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.

  • Maintain high humidity: Philodendron scandens aureum prefers high humidity environments. Keep the soil moist and mist the leaves regularly to maintain the humidity levels.

  • Fertilize sparingly: Philodendron scandens aureum does not require a lot of fertilizer. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer at half the recommended strength once a month during the growing season.

  • Prune regularly: Philodendron scandens aureum can grow long and leggy if not pruned regularly. Prune back the plant to encourage bushy growth and prevent it from taking over your terrarium.

With these tips, you can successfully grow Philodendron scandens aureum in a terrarium and enjoy its beautiful, trailing foliage. Just be sure to monitor the plant for any signs of stress and adjust the care accordingly.

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