Devils Ivy (Epipremnum Varieties (c)

Epipremnum or Devil’s Ivy is a tough super easy and versatile house plant. Perfect for a hanging basket or train up a totem. Devil’s Ivy is very tolerant of the full range of indirect light conditions including a lower light spot. Epipremnum is a large genus with several common cultivars available including a vibrant neon lime green and the variegated “snow” and “marble” queen varieties. Epipremnums natural growth habit is to grow up whilst climbing on something, so if given a totem or wall outside, a devil’s Ivy can actually start producing very large leaves.

Growing Conditions

Aspect Epipremnum or Devil’s Ivy prefer an indoor or patio spot.

Soil Use Seasol Indoor Potting Mix a premium potting mix especially formulated for indoor plants.

Growing They will continue to grow all year round. Cutting your Devil’s Ivy will promote new growth from the base of the plant, creating a thicker look. They can be kept in the nursery pot for the first 12 months.

General care

Watering Epipremnum or Devil’s Ivy only require water only when completely dry. Water thoroughly when you do water.

Potting When potting up, pot into another plastic pot that is slightly bigger. Take cuttings and grow them in water.

Feeding Either a liquid or granular fertiliser can be used. Apply granular PowerFeed Controlled Release Pots & Plants for Indoor & Outdoors once every season. It combines a premium mix of nutrients, seaweed, and microbes for all plants in pots. Supplement or apply a liquid fertiliser such as PowerFeed PRO SERIES Pots & Planters or PowerFeed All Purpose including Natives every 2 to 4 weeks from spring to autumn and less often in winter.

For a ready-to-use no mixing formula, apply PowerFeed Indoor & Potted Plants 1.25 Lt trigger spray to the soil. This easy-to-use liquid fertiliser and soil conditioner helps to improve your soil and feed your plants. Apply every 2 to 4 weeks during the growing season and monthly in winter if needed.

Watch out If growing inside, always keep in the plastic nursery pot. Sit it inside a cover pot.

Yellowing or black leaves usually means overwatering. Ensure you allow the soil to dry out completely between watering. A good guide is to feel the foliage and when it feels softer than normal it’s ready for watering. The pot will also feel light and ready for water.

Loosing foliage? Cut back and allow it to regrow. Look at how often you are watering to ensure you are allowing it to dry out.