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A picture of a Common Ivy

Common Ivy

Hedera helix 'Green'

Also known as

Coomon Ivy , English Ivy, Ivy

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

5m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Common Ivy
A photo of Common Ivy

Overview

Medium-sized evergreen climber with light green young leaves that darken as they get older. Sometimes in the winter the leaves will take on a purple tinge. The flowers grow in yellow green clusters during autumn and are followed by black berries which birds love to feed off of.

Common problems

Propagation

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings taken in summer