Plant Care Atlantic Ivy

Atlantic Ivy

Also known as

Irish Ivy

Taxonomy

Hedera hibernica
Hedera
Araliaceae
Apiales

How to care for Atlantic Ivy

Water

How often to water your Atlantic Ivy

Water needs for Atlantic Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Atlantic 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 Washington, DC.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Atlantic Ivy in Washington, DC

Washington, DC

93% High

Growing Atlantic Ivy in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Atlantic Ivy in Washington, DC

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

July 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

Read more

Light needs for plant Atlantic Ivy in Washington, DC

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 3.8% ☀️

July 24th, 2021

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 3.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.6 megajoules of energy per m…

Read more

Light needs for plant Atlantic Ivy in Washington, DC

Daylight will decrease by 0.4 hours 📉

July 25th, 2021

This month, Washington is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.8 total hours of …

Read more

Finding light for Atlantic Ivy in your home

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

Atlantic 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Washington, DC ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Atlantic Ivy thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Atlantic Ivy

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

Care Summary for Atlantic Ivy

Atlantic Ivy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Washington, DC, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to Atlantic Ivy

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in