The Ivy ‘Teardrop' is a charming cultivar of the well-known English Ivy! English Ivy are magical plants that just keep on giving! They can quickly grow long strands of foliage and cover a space almost instantly. The Teardrop cultivar is more compact, and has a small heart or teardrop foliage, with a single point!
Grow Pot Size: 4”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-8"
Plant Care Level: Easy
The English Ivy is perfect for hanging baskets that add color, texture, and fresh style to any room with its beautiful patterns.
Ivy 'Teardrop' Care Tips
How to care for information:
- Ivy is very easy to propagate. Take a stem cutting and either root in water or in moist soil. Regular pruning will encourage fuller growth.
Ivy is somewhat drought tolerant and will begin to show signs when it needs to be watered by lowering its leaves.
- Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
- Prefers bright to medium light with no direct light
The Ivy 'Teardrop' Story
Where is it from?
The Teardrop Ivy is a descendent of the English ivy that can be found throughout Britain and Western Europe.
Who is the Ivy 'Teardrop'?
While the Teardrop Ivy was first described in 1955 by Bess L. Shippy who gave it its name. It wasn't until 2002 it was named the Ivy of the year by the American Ivy Society.
Ivy can be extremely invasive and often choke out natural species because they are such proficient growers. It's best to grow this plant indoors, where it can be appreciated!
Good For You!
Sleep? This plant is a great addition to your bedroom. It promotes a calm and soothing environment.
Breath? This plant is an air purifier. Perfect for your green oasis.
Is the Ivy 'Teardrop' the right plant for me?
Ivy is somewhat drought tolerant and will begin to show signs of when it requires water. The lower leaves close to the soil will go limp and begin to curl inwards.
Mist and wipe the leaves regularly with soapy water, to keep them clean, glossy, and pest-free. This can be easily done in the shower with an extendable showerhead.
Pet Friendly: No, this plant is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: Living Room, Bedroom, Bathroom, Kitchen, Office Plants