General Scindapsus Care Tips: Light: Bright indirect light.Direct light will burn the leaves. Water: Allow the top inch or so to dry between waterings then water thoroughly. Repotting Silver Satin Pothos Plants. It is best to repot a silver splash pothos every year in early spring. Your plant will grow faster in a fresh, fertile potting mix. Transferring your scindapsus pictus to a new, larger pot also gives the roots more room to grow to keep the plant healthy.