4.5 out of 5 (113 experiences)
Also known as
Common Ivy, Little hermann ivy, Glacier Ivy, Starling Ivy, Florida Ivy, King's Choice Ivy, curly locks ivy, California Fan, Ivy and Camouflage Ivy
What other plant parents say
*This plant is sitting in a east-facing window. I water it when I think about it (because I forgot to put it in Greg!)* I have always had trouble with ivy. It's like I can't keep it happy. Too muc…
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…
These guys grow FAST! I currently have a 7 foot, with multiple vines and about 10 cuttings/props of 5foot vines🤯 I bought this guy 3 years ago with just a few, 1foot cuttings and it has blown me away…
This is such a pretty plant. I have her growing on a copper trellis, and currently under a grow light due to some work being done around the windows. I mist Mary daily even though some literature sug…
My Ivy didn’t grow fast her fist year bc she wasn’t getting much light, but it’s been slow and steady - and she was so small to begin with! I got her in a 2” pot. She was just a teeny tiny stem! She’…
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 …
This is my second English ivy plant. I do not know how to keep it happy in my climate. It’s seems like I’ve tried all possible lighting situations but it doesn’t like any of them. Hopefully this one …
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…
This is a cute little plant but is slow growing and browns easily with just a few hours of too much sun. I love the leaves and hope it speeds up growing because the trailing vines are so gorgeous!
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 🪴
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 located in Indianapolis, IN.
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May 13th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…
May 11th, 2021
Indianapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 33.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.4 megajoules of energ…
May 10th, 2021
This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 17.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.5 total hours o…
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..️
Indianapolis, IN currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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.
May 6th, 2021
The growing potential in Indianapolis is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot …