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