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A fake ivy is a plant that looks like the real thing. It can be used as an alternative to real plants, or it can be used in addition to them. Fake ivies are popular because they don’t require much care and maintenance, unlike their living counterparts do. They also look great indoors and outdoors.

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Fake Ivy: Frequently asked questions

What types of Fake Ivy are there and what determines a good product?

There are many types of Fake Ivy. The most popular is a silk ivy plant, but there are also plastic and artificial versions that can be used as well.

A good Fake Ivy is one that looks real. There are many different types of fakes, but the most important thing to look for in a fake ivy plant is realism. The leaves should be green and shiny with no brown edges or spots on them. They should also have realistic looking veins running through them as well as small hairs along their length (which you can see when you hold up your finger close to the leaf). If they don’t feel like real plants then they probably aren’t.

Who should use a Fake Ivy?

Anyone who wants to add a little bit of green, but doesn’t want the hassle and maintenance that comes with real plants. Fake ivy is great for renters or people living in apartments where they can’t have live plants. It also works well as an accent piece on top of your fireplace mantel or hanging from your ceiling fan.

Based on what criteria should you buy a Fake Ivy?

The most important thing to consider when buying a Fake Ivy is the size of your space. If you have an area that needs covering, then buy one with larger leaves and branches. For smaller areas such as window boxes or planters, choose something more compact like our Miniature Fakes for Small Spaces . You should also take into consideration how much sunlight your plant will receive in its new home; if it’s going indoors where there isn’t any natural light at all, we recommend choosing a variety that doesn’t require direct sun exposure (such as English Boxwood). Finally, think about what colors work best with the décor in your room—if you want to match existing decorating schemes or paint colors on walls and furniture pieces , look for plants whose foliage matches those hues.

The first thing to look out for is the color. Real Ivy has a greenish tint, while Fake Ivy can be any shade of brown or even black. Another way to tell if you have fake ivy is by looking at the leaves themselves; real ivy leaves are pointier and more delicate than fake ones which tend to be rounder in shape with thicker stems. If your plant looks like it’s made from plastic then chances are that it isn’t real.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Fake Ivy?


A fake ivy is a great alternative to the real thing. It looks just like it, but you can move it around and place in any area of your home or office without having to worry about watering or pruning.


The biggest disadvantage of a Fake Ivy is that it will not last as long as the real thing. It also does not have any roots, so if you are looking for something to cover up an ugly wall or fence, this may be a good option for you. However, if your goal is to create privacy in your yard and keep people from seeing into your backyard then we recommend using live plants instead because they can grow tall enough to block out unwanted views.

Shopping Guide: Everything you need to know

Which brands and manufacturers are represented in our review?

In our review, we present products from various manufacturers and suppliers. The list includes products from the following brands and manufacturers, among others:

  • Pelle & Sol

What is the price range of the featured products?

The cheapest Fake Ivy in our review costs around 4 pounds and is ideal for customers who are conscious about their money. However, those who are willing to spend more money for better quality can also spend around 21 pounds for one of the more expensive products.