Hedera helix <br> Common Ivy
Hedera helix <br> Common Ivy
Hedera helix <br> Common Ivy
Hedera helix <br> Common Ivy
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Hedera helix
Common Ivy

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Hedera helix                     

HED-er-ah HEE-licks

Common Names: English Ivy, Algerian Ivy, Baltic Ivy, Branching Ivy, California Ivy, Common Ivy, Glacier Ivy, Needlepoint Ivy, Sweetheart Ivy 

Family: Araliaceae

Origin: Europe

Growth: Vining 

Light: Bright, indirect

Foot Candles: 150 - 200

Water: Let dry partially

Humidity: 20% - 70%

Temperature: 12°C - 28°C

Soil: Regular potting mix

Container: Self-watering planter, living wall

Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Cutting with 3 leaves

Interiorscape Use: Here

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root rot when sitting in water. Leaves die back with insufficient light

Comments: Dozens of varieties to choose from. Very low-maintenance. 

Toxicity: Contact with plant cell sap causes severe skin irritation with redness, itching, and blisters. Ingestion of berries causes burning sensation in the throat. Ingestion of leaves can result in delirium, stupor, convulsions, hallucinations, fever  and rash, vomiting, abdominal pain, hyper-salivation, and diarrhea. Foliage is more toxic than berries.