4.4 out of 5 (61 experiences)
Also known as
Common Ivy, Little hermann ivy, Glacier Ivy, Starling Ivy, Florida Ivy, King's Choice Ivy, curly locks ivy, California Fan and Ivy
What other plant parents say
This is a plant that does like a drier soil so even sometimes when I go a full 2 weeks without watering it, it’s still doing fine. All it needs is a solid soak and it’s good. Plus very easy to manage…
English Ivy is pretty sturdy! It does tend to like some nice light every once and a while but can do well in indirect light too! Will tell you if it needs more by getting a little leggy! Can also go …
I have not done anything special for this plant I got from a local grocery store. It’s been hanging outside in cold nights and it doesn’t really complain. It is putting out new leaves and trailing ni…
I like how these leaves grow towards sunlight. They’re fast growers, constantly seeing new leaves. Highly recommend this one to anyone looking for a plant that is fun to watch grow 🪴
Love love these beauties! This one was a Christmas present and is still super lush. 🌱 Also an easy plant to take care of once established, Kimberly is definitely a survivor!
For me, forgetting about English ivy seems to help them grow but out of nowhere they like to decide they hate me and go limp even when recently watered on schedule.
I’ve had a lot of issues with fungus gnats when growing this little one in soil. Recently switched to pumice only. It’s loving it.
Fast grower and resilient when I got my ivy it was drooping over the pot and with a little water it came back to life 💕
super low matinence, just needs love and a good water schedule. dont forget to rotate it every couple of days/weeks.
It’s a very pretty plant I’ve only had it a short time not sure how fast it grows or how large the leaves get yet
How to care for English Ivy
English Ivy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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English Ivy 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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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 English Ivy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.