Money Plant

Introduction / परिचय

Epipremnum aureum, commonly known as the money plant. It is a  variety of flowering plants in the arum family Araceae. The refreshing money plant got its name because of the structure of leaves as they are heart-shaped green money plant leaves that look like a coin. If you want to add a decorative plant to your balcony for then the best ways to add beauty to your house and gives you air purification. Golden Pothos, Devils Ivy & Devils Vine are some renowned names of money plants. It is a common indoor and outdoor plant that purifies the air and creates a comforting environment.

English Name:Epipremnum aureum/Money Plant
Hindi Name:मनी प्लांट (Money Plant)
Scientific Name:Pachira Aquatica
Light :Direct sunlight in garden / Grows well in indoor with low light conditions
Height:20–30 ft. tall, 20-30 ft. wide (indoors)
Color :Green, Golden, and Light Yellow
Foliage Color :Yellow and white
Eason Features :Coin shape plump leaves

Varieties / किस्मे

There are Different types of money plants that you can find in India

S No.NameBotanical Name
1Golden Pothos / Devil's ivy Money PlantEpipremnum aureum
2Split Leaf Money PlantMonstera deliciosa
3Marble Queen / N’Joy Pothos Money PlantEpipremnum aureum’ Marble Queen.’
4Marble Prince Money PlantEpipremnum aureum’ Marble Prince.’
5Silver  / Satin Money PlantScindapsus pictus
6Swiss Cheese Money PlantMonstera obliqua
7Big Leaf Money PlantScindapsus aureus
8Hawaiian PothosEpipremnum aureum
9Neon Money PlantEpipremnum aureum ‘ Neon.’

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History / इतिहास

This species has been named to several genera in 1880 when it was first reported, it was named Pothos aureus, which is in part why it is often commonly referred to as a "pothos". Later a flower was perceived in 1962, it was given the new name of Raphidophora aurea. Money plants are native to Moorea in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The species is a popular indoor plant in moderate regions but has also graced to adapted in tropical and sub-tropical forests across the globe, including northern South Africa, Australia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

Uses and Benefits / उपयोग एवं फायदे

Helpful in Purifying air

The money plants enhance the significance of a wholesome lifestyle by excluding airborne pollutants from indoor air in our households.  Airborne such as benzene, xylene, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide. The air in the room with the money plant is known to have more exceeding oxygen & aids in smooth breathing.

Acts as an anti-radiator

Money plants act as an anti-radiator in homes also office spaces. Money plants reduce the radiation percentage released by electronic devices like mobile phones, computers, and laptops.

Decreases stress & anxiety from your life

Placing money plant at home decreases stress in human beings. It helps avoid disputes, reduces anxiety & gives you better sleep.

Brings prosperity & good luck

The money plant is renowned for removing bad luck from the keepers of the family thus bless with good fortune & wealth. It is a saying in Feng Shui that the 5 leaves in each branch of the money plant symbolize 5elements of Feng Shui, such as earth, water, fire, metal, and wood. These 5 components have the potential of attracting prosperity in life.

Vanish marital problems and broken relationships

According to Vastu & Feng Shui, money plants should be placed in the southeast direction in the home for peace & a healthy environment at home and thus vanish marital problems.

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How to Grow Plant / कैसे उगाएं

Planting a money plant is easy; you can grow it in a bottle or a container with soil, simply cut off a portion of the money plant stem from anywhere 4″ to 10″ long, tear from lower leaves & place it in water. Refill the water every week and assure that the nodes are soaked in water. In 1 to 2 weeks, the roots grow, once the roots develop you can plant in the soil as well take care of proper moisture and light conditions to the plant. Even you can also instantly place the cutting stem into the soil, and give the plant proper conditions to guarantee good growth.

Interesting Facts / रोचक तथ्य

In India Vastu & Feng Shui, the money plant is recognized as a blissful and lucky plant for the home as it adds to the finances of the family.


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