Ivy
Hedera helix
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Common Ivy, English Ivy
Family Araliaceae
Other scientific names Hedera taurica, Hedera helix 'Sagittifolia', Hedera poetica

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
  • cream
  • white
  • green
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    9
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    10
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    11
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Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
Fruit color
  • black
  • yellow