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Variegated Wax Ivy (Senecio macroglossus ‘Variegatus’) – Plant

Product Contains

Sr Item name
1 Variegated Wax Ivy (Plant ht. is around 10-12cm)
2 Round Plastic Pot (Black/white)

299.00 350.00

Estimated delivery date 2021/09/26
1,008.00 for 3 item(s)

Description

Growing Variegated Wax Ivy is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know that its important and care for Variegated Wax Ivy plants, you will be rewarded with many years of evergreen foliage plants. It has shiny, waxy leaves that resemble those of English Ivy but without the headache of spider mites or other pests. The variegated, triangular leaves and plump stems of this climbing vine make for a lush hanging basket or trellised climber in a pot.

Plant Specifications

Common Name Wax ivy
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 24 meter
Flower Colour Greenish white
Bloom Time Bloom in 2nd year but rarely.
Difficulty Level Easy

Plant Dimension

Plant height is around 10-12cm.

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • Morning sunlight of 1-3 hours a day is ideal and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day.
  • Protect the English Ivy from harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing English Ivy plant.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Donts

  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn’t have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water on leaves in hot afternoon it may cause fungus infection.

Special Feature

Excellent air purifier plant

Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It makes an excellent container or house plant, it can also be grown in hanging basket or as ground cover

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