Plant Care Variegated English Ivy

Variegated English Ivy

4.6 out of 5 (8 experiences)

Variegated English Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Variegated English Ivy has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Hedera helix variegata
Hedera
Araliaceae
Apiales

What other plant parents say

Variegated English Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Variegated English Ivy has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Variegated English Ivy has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Variegated English Ivy has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Variegated English Ivy has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Variegated English Ivy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Variegated English Ivy has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Shaeshae avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Variegated English Ivy named Ivy by Shaeshae on Greg, the plant care app
05/02/2021

Will definitely show signs of underwatering with droopy leaves! I allowed mine to dry out for a bit. Although it perked back up the next day, ended up experiencing spider mites for the first time 🕷 …

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San Marcos, TX
Rating of the plant Variegated English Ivy named ivys evil twin by Kassieheun on Greg, the plant care app
06/12/2021

I LOVE IVY. However, I have had a lot of trouble keeping ivy alive because of misinformation. I keep this Variegated ivy in a north facing window and she continues to grow and grow. Shes my fav i lov…

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How to care for Variegated English Ivy

Water

How often to water your Variegated English Ivy

Water needs for Variegated English Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated English 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 Variegated English Ivy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Variegated English Ivy in your home

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

Variegated English 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.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Variegated English Ivy in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated English Ivy

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

Care Summary for Variegated English Ivy

Variegated English Ivy

Variegated English Ivy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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