Plant Care English Ivy 'Goldchild'

English Ivy 'Goldchild'

About English Ivy 'Goldchild'

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 helix 'Goldchild'

How to care for English Ivy 'Goldchild'


How often to water your English Ivy 'Goldchild'

Water needs for English Ivy 'Goldchild'
0.5 cups
every 9

English Ivy 'Goldchild' 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.

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Finding light for English Ivy 'Goldchild' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant English Ivy 'Goldchild': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

English Ivy 'Goldchild' 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 English Ivy 'Goldchild'

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

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Care Summary for English Ivy 'Goldchild'

English Ivy 'Goldchild'

English Ivy 'Goldchild'

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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