Plant Care Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy

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Grape Ivy has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Grape Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Cissus rhombifolia, Grape Leaf Ivy and Oak leaf Ivy


Cissus alata

How to care for Grape Ivy


How often to water your Grape Ivy

Water needs for Grape Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Grape Ivy 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 Grape Ivy

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 Grape Ivy: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Grape 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Grape Ivy in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Grape Ivy

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy

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

Grape Ivy has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Grape Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Grape Ivy has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Grape Ivy has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Grape Ivy has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Grape Ivy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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Trying to bring my favorite back to life

Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 2 Plants
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globe New York

love it

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pet friendly Pet friendly
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