How Much Light Does a Hanging Basket of Ivy Need?

Ivy needs average to bright light. A sunny window or supplementation with artificial light will provide enough light for an ivy hanging basket. Fluorescent lights must be located approximately 12 inches above the plant and on for 16 hours a day to be effective.

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