English Ivy Plant 4 For $12.99

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English Ivy Plant - one of the More Prominent Climbing Plants Among Ornamental

English ivy, the Hedera helix, is a flowering plant of the ivy genus in the family Araliaceae. Native to most of Europe and Asia as a rampant, clinging evergreen vine, it is a sight in gardens, waste spaces, and wild areas where it grows on walls, fences, and tree trunks across its native or introduced habitats. Thanks to its hardy nature and its tendency to grow without human assistance, the ivy gained fame as an ornamental plant.

 English Ivy Plant Has a Wide Selection of Soil, and its Flowers are the Main Point for Pollinators

It is a climber that grows from twenty to thirty meters tall where suitable surfaces are available and grow as a groundcover where no vertical surfaces occur. Aerial rootlets with matted pads aid the plant in clinging to characters, but this varies with the plant species and other factors, such as a preference for non-reflective and rough surfaces with neutral pH. Generally thriving in a wide range of soil pH, with 6.5 being ideal, it prefers moist and shady locations and avoids exposure to direct sunlight as it promotes drying out in winter. Its leaves arrange alternately as petioles, either palmate five-lobed leaves or unlobed cordate leaves on fertile flowering stems located high in the crowns of trees or the tops of rock faces.

Its flowers bloom from late summer until late autumn, are arranged in umbels three to five centimeters in diameter, and are greenish-yellow. Rich in nectar, these flowers are an important late autumn food source for bees and other pollinating insects. The fruits, containing one to five seeds each, are purplish-black to orange-yellow berries six to eight millimeters in diameter, which ripen in the late winter and serve as an essential food source for various birds.

Growing ivy indoors isn't difficult as long as you provide what the plant needs. Light is essential to indoor ivy plant care because, like most other plants, true ivies need bright light. Some cultivars can tolerate moderate amounts of light, but their variegation may become less pronounced in lack of light.

Without enough sunlight, ivy plants will become leggy, looking, and more prone to pests. When watering your ivy, check the soil before adding water, as ivies prefer to be kept slightly on the dry side, so let the soil dry out for a bit before you water your ivy plant again. Finally, ensure your plant has excellent drainage, as ivy does not like standing water or overly wet soil. 

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  • 5
    English Ivy Plant

    Posted by Grace Gibson on Jan 26, 2022

    So lovely to see climbing ivy to accent my old fashioned structure in my yard. Such a nostalgic look.

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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