Plant Care Hedera Hibernica

Hedera Hibernica

About Hedera Hibernica

Plants in the Hedera genus are commonly known as Ivy, and are native to Eurasia and northern Africa although they've been introduced and are now common in the Americas and Australia. They're excellent climbers and have been known to grow on buildings and trees to over 100ft/30m tall! 🪜 You'll often see wreathes of ivy in Ancient Roman works of art, as they were believed to prevent intoxication. 🍷


Hedera hibernica

Also known as

Atlantic Ivy, Atlantic Ivy and Irish Ivy

How to care for Hedera Hibernica


How often to water your Hedera Hibernica

Water needs for Hedera Hibernica
0.5 cups
every 9

Hedera Hibernica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.

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

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Hedera Hibernica in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

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Finding light for Atlantic Ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hedera Hibernica: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hedera Hibernica may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Arcadia, California ⛅.


How to fertilize Hedera Hibernica

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

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Care Summary for Hedera Hibernica

Hedera Hibernica

Hedera Hibernica

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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