Common Ivy

Hedera helix 'Green'

Coomon Ivy , English Ivy, Ivy

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Autumn

Fruiting time

Autumn, Winter

Propagation

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings taken in summer

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Sun, Full Shade

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Araliaceae

Flower colour

Yellow, Green
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