Product Details: –
- Variegated English Ivy
- Botanical Name: Hedera Helix
- Plant Placement: Indoors
- Type of Plant: Air Purifying Plant
- Height of Plant: 5 – 7 inches
- Pot Type: Plastic
- Pot Size: 4 inches
About Variegated English Ivy Plant: –
Variegated English Ivy plant or Hedera Helix is a very easy to grow houseplant, English Ivy is also one of the top plants to filter the air in-home or office. It’s native to Asia, Europe and North America. Ivy can be grown indoors in a hanging basket or pot, allowed to trail over the pot’s edges. Variegated ivy plants tend to grow slower than those with solid green leaves. Variegated English ivy needs less fertilizer than green-leaved ivy because they’re less able to use the extra nutrients.
How To Care: –
- English Ivy prefers well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
- It requires pot with proper drainage holes.
- This plant requires bright indirect sunlight or artificial light for proper growth.
- Water plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
- It is important to let the soil dry out before watering again.
- Try to avoid splashing water on the leaves while watering, as this can expose them to rot.
- You should remove dead, infected or damaged parts of the plant.
- Reduce watering during rainy and winter season.
- You can apply organic fertilizers once during the spring season to provide proper nutrients to the plant.
- Do not fertilize English ivy during the winter season.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How often should you water variegated ivy?
A. Check the topsoil before watering. If the soil is mostly dry, water thoroughly until water trickles out from the base of its container. Let the soil to dry out mostly before the watering again.
Q: My variegated ivy plant is losing its variegation. How do I get it back?
A. This is a common problem with variegated ivy plant, Variegated leaves will start disappearing if it not exposed to sufficient light. Simply move your plant to an area with more light. The old leaves won’t get back there variegation, but new leaves will be variegated.
Q: Why leaves on my ivy are turning crispy. Is this alright?
A. In most of the cases, the leaves of English ivy turn brown and crispy due to overwatering. It is recommended that you allow the soil to dry out before watering again. You need to make sure that the soil is well-drained and the pot has a proper drainage hole. The soil should remain evenly moist but not soggy.
Q: Where can I buy an English ivy plant?
A. You can buy English ivy plant online from Vitri Greens, you can place your order here.