Devil’s Ivy can thrive with infrequent watering. Once a week to two weeks in moderate temperature and during winter months even less. Always test the soil with your finger, and only water once the soil is dry.
They can survive low light and bright light, however preferably not in direct sun. Plant’s that live in low light conditions tend stay green and lose their yellow variegation
With all houseplants the best time to fertilise is in their growing season which is spring to summer. However they can also enjoy a once a month feed to.
Devil’s Ivy are moderately toxic to both people and animals if you consume them, so please don’t.
Devil’s Ivy can handle a bit of humidity however they can handle the standard Melbourne home. You do not need to mist this plant
Devil’s Ivy are known for being a hardy plant and can survive when neglected Root rot and leaf spots can be avoided by making sure the soil is only moist and not soaked. Only water once the soil is dry.
Bottom leaves turning yellow: Over / under watering can cause yellowing, so check the soil before watering next. As a Devil’s Ivy plant ages, the oldest leaves eventually yellow and die off, so it could be the natural progression of your plant. We know it is sad.
Hints & Trips:
Propagate in water any trimmings.
Cut a piece of stem or stem tips below a node and submerge its base in water until it roots.