Plant Care Spearpoint Ivy

Spearpoint Ivy

About Spearpoint Ivy

Spearpoint Ivy is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Spearpoint Ivy likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Hedera helix 'Spearpoint'

Also known as

English Ivy

How to care for Spearpoint Ivy


How often to water your Spearpoint Ivy

Water needs for Spearpoint Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Spearpoint 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 Spearpoint 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 Spearpoint Ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Spearpoint Ivy: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Spearpoint 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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How to fertilize Spearpoint Ivy

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

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Care Summary for Spearpoint Ivy

Spearpoint Ivy

Spearpoint 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.

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