Plant Care Succulent Swedish Ivy

Succulent Swedish Ivy

Also known as

Pillow Plant and Tangled Hearts


Plectranthus prostratus

How to care for Succulent Swedish Ivy


How often to water your Succulent Swedish Ivy

Water needs for Succulent Swedish Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Succulent Swedish 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 Succulent Swedish Ivy

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for Succulent Swedish Ivy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Succulent Swedish Ivy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Succulent Swedish Ivy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Succulent Swedish Ivy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Succulent Swedish Ivy in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Succulent Swedish Ivy

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

Care Summary for Succulent Swedish Ivy

Succulent Swedish Ivy

Succulent Swedish Ivy

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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