Ivy are great for many uses small or large pots mixed combos climbing trellises or hanging baskets. They are great for topiaries and landscapes too. This is why Ivy has been a top seller year after year. Also sold as unrooted cuttings.
Your unrooted cuttings will arrive freshly cut. You will need to plant them immediately
and begin a misting cycle to root the cuttings. This will leech the soil of nutrients, so during the propagation phase use a constant feed of 1/3 the normal recommended dosage
of fertilizer until well rooted.
Use well drained soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5 and low feed. Watch for spider mites and mealy bugs. Plant several cuttings per 4 in pot to have a full one. Allow six weeks at 50 degree night temperature for 4in pots. Grow in low to medium light. Put 7 plugs per 10in basket. Our plugs have 3ppp. These plants are winter hardy.
Cuttings vary in size between different plant families, but most can be described as tip cuttings (ivy are leaf-and-eye stem cuttings not tips) that stick nicely
in small plug trays such as the 105-plug tray we use (some varieties are better suited for a 50 cell tray, i.e. Angelwing Begonia, Bougainvillea, Setcrecea, etc.). Please do not order unrooted cuttings unless you are an experienced propagator with mist systems and proper temperature control.
Hedera Ivy California Quick Reference Guide
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