English Ivy Plant
The English ivy plant, whose scientific name is (Hedera helix) makes excellent houseplants and is also fantastic for ground cover. They are shared for their evergreen leaves and offer beautiful aesthetics inside homes that help in air purification. It can also be a climber, growing up to 80 feet with a supporting pole on the walls. The plant can also be suitable for landscaping as it grows horizontally and spreads quickly. They are popular among many gardeners since they can do well where other plants can’t.
Why Buy English Ivy Plant
Easy to Grow and Maintain
They are relatively easy to grow and take care of. The English ivy plant can do well almost everywhere though they are great in a moist environment. They can grow in different soils of different pH levels though average loam soil is the best. A thick layer of mulch in dry areas will help you keep the soil moist.
Have Health Benefits
English ivy plants offer different health benefits to people. They have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that make them effective as herbal medicine. It treats respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis, and cough in children.
Does Well in Different Conditions
English Ivy plants can do well in both hot and cold temperatures though they thrive in constant temperatures with bright filtered light to low light. They need bright lights if grown indoors and can use direct light during winter. You should filter the light during summer, so it does not dry up. Steady temperatures make the leaves more colorful. The green English ivy plant will turn red or purple, the maroon ones will turn yellow, and the other ivies will turn pink on the edges.
Helps in Air Purification
They can be good in a well-drained potting mix inside your house. Hanging baskets allows you to have their beauty without worrying about growing out of control. They improve transpiration and improve humidity levels.
They can filter air and reduce indoor air pollutants like benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde. A hanging basket will help improve your air quality as the plant reduces carbon monoxide levels in your home. You can use them to cover your walls when they look bad.
You can affordably get them at your local nursery
You can also order the plants online and get favorable shipping prices. Shipping is fast, and the plant deliveries happen nationwide to your doorstep.