The trailing foliage of this evergreen looks striking when positioned in a hanging basket where the leaves cascade out over the pot. It’ll grow happily with plenty of bright, indirect light with moist but well-drained soil. Water regularly, checking the top inch of soil and wait until it is dry to water again.
In terms of humidity, English ivy prefers medium to high humidity, meaning it will happily grow in a bathroom or kitchen.
Hedera helix is within the top houseplants for purifying air by filtering out toxic chemicals. From a controlled experiment, it was found that it reduced levels of formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene. Not only this, but research has showed that it can help combat mould in the home.