English Ivy – Hedera Helix Pitsburg

English Ivy, known by its botanical name Hedera helix ‘Pittsburgh’, is a classic and versatile evergreen vine prized for its lush, trailing foliage and vigorous growth habit. ‘Pittsburgh’ is a cultivar valued for its deep green leaves with prominent veins, creating a dense and visually appealing canopy. This variety of English Ivy is particularly well-suited for use as ground cover, climbing walls, or cascading from hanging baskets, adding a touch of elegance to any indoor or outdoor space.


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Pot Size

13cm, 17cm

Approx Height (incl pot)

100cm, 90cm

Common Name

English Ivy – Hedera Helix Pitsburg

Latin Name (Plants only)

Hedera helix, Pilea involucrata


Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water thoroughly when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure that excess water can drain freely from the pot to prevent root rot.


English Ivy appreciates moderate to high humidity levels. If the air in your home is dry, consider misting the leaves occasionally or placing the plant on a humidity tray filled with water.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Maintain temperatures between 50°F to 70°F (10°C to 21°C). English Ivy is adaptable to a wide range of temperatures but prefers cooler conditions. Protect it from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Light Requirements

English Ivy prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate low light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. Place the plant near a north or east-facing window where it can receive filtered sunlight.

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