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The ultimate guide for taking care of your English Ivy

English Ivy

The English Ivy is a common plant that grows in a lot of different varieties and places. It's happiest when it grows outside and can climb on trees or walls, but it also grows indoors. Turn your house and garden green with this fast-growing plant.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

  1. How to take care of an English Ivy

In this ultimate guide to taking care of an English Ivy, we'll look at the best placement in the sun, how you can water your Ivy properly, how often you should fertilize it, and much more.

Let's dive right in and learn how we can take care of our English Ivy.

Summary of English Ivy care

Find out what the English Ivy prefers when it comes to its plant care. These are the most important parts of taking care of the English Ivy!

Watering your English Ivy

The English Ivy thrives in moist (no wet) soil, so make sure to regularly check the soil to see if you need to water it again.

Sunlight for your English Ivy

The English Ivy does best in a spot where it gets bright, indirect sunlight. This spot is always bright but never gets direct sunlight.

Fertilizing your English Ivy

The English Ivy needs quite a bit of energy to grow, so you should fertilize it once per month in the spring and summer.

Soil for your English Ivy

The English Ivy prefers a moist growing environment, so you'll need soil that holds onto water well. You can use vermiculite and coconut coir to hold onto more moisture.

Temperature for the English Ivy

The English Ivy prefers a spot that consistently stays between 18 - 29°C (64 - 84°F).

Propagating the English Ivy

To propagate the English Ivy, you can take cuttings from the parent plant. Often, you cut part of the stem of the English Ivy and plant that in moist soil.

Repotting the English Ivy

You should repot your English Ivy once every 1 year(s). This helps your English Ivy to stay healthy for many years.

Difficulty of English Ivy plant care

The English Ivy is easy to take care of and great for beginners.

1. How to take care of an English Ivy

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How to take care of an English Ivy

The English Ivy is a plant that thrives outdoors, but can also grow indoors. It's a divisive plant, as you either hate it, see it as a pest, and just can't get rid of it or you love it and enjoy how it makes even the toughest place in your garden green. In this plant care guide, we're going to find out how you can best take care of your English Ivy!

Read "How to take care of an English Ivy"

Frequently asked questions

How should you water the English Ivy?
The English Ivy thrives in moist (no wet) soil, so make sure to regularly check the soil to see if you need to water it again.
How much sunlight does the English Ivy need?
The English Ivy does best in a spot where it gets bright, indirect sunlight. This spot is always bright but never gets direct sunlight.
How much fertilizer does the English Ivy need?
The English Ivy needs quite a bit of energy to grow, so you should fertilize it once per month in the spring and summer.
What is the best soil for the English Ivy?
The English Ivy prefers a moist growing environment, so you'll need soil that holds onto water well. You can use vermiculite and coconut coir to hold onto more moisture.
What is the ideal temperature for the English Ivy?
The English Ivy prefers a spot that consistently stays between 18 - 29°C (64 - 84°F).
How do you propagate the English Ivy?
To propagate the English Ivy, you can take cuttings from the parent plant. Often, you cut part of the stem of the English Ivy and plant that in moist soil.
How often should you repot the English Ivy?
You should repot your English Ivy once every 1 year(s). This helps your English Ivy to stay healthy for many years.
Is the English Ivy easy to take care of?
The English Ivy is easy to take care of and great for beginners.

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