Grape Ivy – Plant

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Grape ivy, also known as oakleaf ivy, is the most widely grown species of Cissus. It has shiny, deep green leaves. The plant develops curling tendrils that cling to a stake or trellis.

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With this purchase you will get:

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Grape Ivy Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Grape Ivy

Plant height: 5 – 9 inches
Plant spread: 4 – 6 inches

Grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia) is not really an ivy, but a tropical plant. The plant is part of the grape family of plants and is considered a vine.

Grape ivy originates from Central and South America but grows as a houseplant in cooler climates.

Grape ivy is a climbing plant but maintains a compact growth habit when you prune it in spring. Other names of this plant include oak leaf ivy and Venezuela tree vine.

Common name(s): Cissus alata,Grape Ivy – Plant
Flower colours: Yellowish green,
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reachable height: 
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia) is not really an ivy, but a tropical plant. The plant is part of the grape family of plants and is considered a vine. Grape ivy originates from Central and South America but grows as a houseplant in cooler climates.

The plant does well outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 12. Grape ivy is a climbing plant but maintains a compact growth habit when you prune it in spring. Other names of this plant include oak leaf ivy and Venezuela tree vine.

Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 68-82 F.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Grape Ivy

  • As mentioned above, when caring for grape ivy, a low light exposure is most advantageous, although grape ivy can tolerate bright to moderate light if kept sufficiently moist.
  • Allow soil of grape ivy to dry slightly between waterings, taking care not to over irrigate.
  • Soil considerations when growing grape ivy is important as the root systems require excellent aeration.
  • A potting mixture of peat combined with particles such as bark, perlite, Styrofoam and calcined clay, is the best medium in how to care for grape ivy houseplants.

Typical uses of Grape Ivy

Special features: Hanging baskets, containers or as a vine on a room-dividing trellis.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

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