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Swedish Ivy

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Question: 63-5201
When I purchased my Swedish Ivy, it had a beautiful aroma. What can I do to get it back? SW, Pawtucket, RI

Mort's Answer:
Plectranthus australis is the most commonly sold Swedish Ivy. P. coleoides marginatus is another scented specie. Both have to be kept in good condition to smell good. Swedish ivy require periodic pinching. They should be kept moist. A humid room , which is cool at 55 degrees is best. A monthly liquid fertilizer with high nitrogen will eventually produce summer flowers. Although the flowers are not scented, they will attest to your diligence in keeping the Swedish ivy healthy. You will be rewarded with scented foliage, if you follow the grooming.

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