Hedera helix - Assorted Ivy

  • $7.98

A timeless classic, easy to care for plant. Ideal for trailing off a bookshelf or from a wall planter.

We carefully select your ivy based on current availability. For a specific variety, please call us before placing your order or visit our greenhouse to choose from our collection. You can also note your preference at checkout and we will accommodate where possible. Purchase may vary from photos. 

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

Plantscape Use: Hanging, shelves, surface planters, living walls

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.