Plant Care Cissus Alata

Cissus Alata

5.0 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Cissus Alata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Cissus Alata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Grape Ivy, Grape Ivy, Cissus rhombifolia, Grape Leaf Ivy, Oak leaf Ivy and Cissus alata.


Cissus alata

How to care for Cissus Alata


How often to water your Cissus Alata

Water needs for Cissus Alata
0.5 cups
every 9

Cissus Alata needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cissus Alata

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Grape Ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cissus Alata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cissus Alata may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Cissus Alata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cissus Alata: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cissus Alata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Cissus Alata is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Cissus Alata

Cissus Alata

Cissus Alata

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cissus Alata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Cissus Alata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Cissus Alata has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Cissus Alata has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Cissus Alata has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
@Greg2005 avatar
leaf-1 62 Plants
xp 9,605 XP
globe Gaithersburg, MD

Trying to bring my favorite back to life

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Izabela avatar
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 156 XP
globe New York

love it

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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