When it comes to indoor plants, a variegated ivy plant can add some But care of a variegated ivy differs somewhat from the care of other kinds of ivy
Common name: English ivy
Bloom time: September to October
Height: 20.00 to 80.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Variegated ivy leaves are caused by a genetic factor in the ivy plant, but, without proper variegated ivy care, a variegated ivy plant can revert to the more standard green leaves.
One key factor is sunlight. While a variegated ivy plant can’t take direct sunlight, they do need bright sunlight.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 35° (1°C)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Variegated ivy leaves will typically have green and white or yellow markings.
- The white and yellow areas on the variegated ivy leaves lack chlorophyll.
- Chlorophyll serves many purposes, the main ones being producing food for the variegated ivy plant and protecting the plant from the rays of the sun.
Cover for fences, trellises or walls. Ground cover. Lawn alternative. Smaller-leaved cultivars are often used for topiary shapes, hanging baskets, houseplants or small area ground covers.
- English ivy climbing up the side of a tree or building, but did you know this silent invader also has medicinal properties
- Variegated English Ivy Leaves
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use