|Common Name||Cissus alata,Grape Ivy – Plant|
|Flower Colour||Yellowish green,|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
As mentioned above, when caring for grape ivy, 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.
Grape Ivy Care
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
|Sunlight||At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Watering||Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
|Soil||The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.
Grow well in the pH range of 5.5 to 7
|Fertilizer||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.|
Grape Ivy Special Feature
Cissus consists of approximately 350 species of tropical and subtropical vines and shrubs.
Grape Ivy Uses
- The plant is used for various ornamental purposes like a hanging basket and mass planting