Plant Care White-Edged Swedish Ivy
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White-Edged Swedish Ivy

3.5 out of 5 (4 experiences)

White-Edged Swedish Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
White-Edged Swedish Ivy has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Tropical Mint and Candlestick Vine

Taxonomy

Plectranthus glabratus
Plectranthus
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for White-Edged Swedish Ivy

Water

How often to water your White-Edged Swedish Ivy

Water needs for White-Edged Swedish Ivy
0.5 cups
every 9

White-Edged 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 White-Edged Swedish Ivy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for White-Edged Swedish Ivy in your home

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

White-Edged 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.

White-Edged Swedish Ivy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize White-Edged Swedish Ivy

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for White-Edged Swedish Ivy

White-Edged Swedish Ivy

White-Edged Swedish Ivy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

White-Edged Swedish Ivy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
White-Edged Swedish Ivy has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
White-Edged Swedish Ivy has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Hannah avatar
@Hannah
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 161 XP
globe Auckland
08/05/2021

Pretty easy plant I brought it as a replanted cutting that wasn’t super healthy but I planted it and watered it and it seems to be fairly low maintenance. Is a few months old and is growing well.

Fast grower Fast grower
Pascabelly avatar
@Pascabelly
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 456 XP
globe Cookeville, Tennessee
03/07/2021

the most finicky plant ever. it browns even when soil is wet. still figuring out how to best care for it and it’s been 3 months

Fast grower Fast grower
Browns easily Browns easily

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