Plant Care Persian ivy
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Persian ivy

Also known as

Colchis ivy

Taxonomy

Hedera colchica
Hedera
Araliaceae
Apiales

How to care for Persian ivy

Water

How often to water your Persian ivy

Water needs for Persian ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Persian 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 Persian ivy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Persian ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Persian ivy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Persian ivy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Persian ivy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Persian ivy

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Persian ivy 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!


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Propagation

Care Summary for Persian ivy

Persian ivy

Persian ivy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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