Plant Care English Ivy 'Goldchild'

English Ivy 'Goldchild'


Hendra 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 located in Sacramento, CA.

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 English Ivy 'Goldchild'

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.

Plant care guide for English Ivy 'Goldchild' in Sacramento, CA

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Growing English Ivy 'Goldchild' in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant English Ivy 'Goldchild' in Sacramento, CA

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 25th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant English Ivy 'Goldchild' in Sacramento, CA

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 3.7% ☀️

July 25th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 3.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.3 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant English Ivy 'Goldchild' in Sacramento, CA

Daylight will decrease by 0.4 hours 📉

July 26th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 13.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.7 total hours of …

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Sacramento, CA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your English Ivy 'Goldchild' thrive 🌿!


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.

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 your location in Sacramento, CA, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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