Plant Care Fatshedera Lizei

Fatshedera Lizei

About Fatshedera Lizei

The intergeneric hybrid created by crossing Fatsia japonica 'Moserii' with Hedera helix in the Araliaceae family is tolerant of adverse conditions including air pollution and coastal sea spray. It works well planted under taller shrubs, in containers, or in borders and makes a good houseplant.


Fatshedera lizei

Also known as

Tree ivy, Tree ivy and Aralia ivy

How to care for Fatshedera Lizei


How often to water your Fatshedera Lizei

Water needs for Fatshedera Lizei
0.5 cups
every 9

Fatshedera Lizei 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 Fatshedera Lizei

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Tree ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fatshedera Lizei: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fatshedera Lizei 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 Fatshedera Lizei

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fatshedera Lizei: 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 Fatshedera Lizei after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Fatshedera Lizei is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Fatshedera Lizei

Fatshedera Lizei

Fatshedera Lizei

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.

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