Ivy 'Golden Ingot'
Hedera helix 'Golden Ingot'
Ivy, Ivy 'Golden Ingot'
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This variegated ivy with small leaves blotched light & dark green and irregular bright yellow markings is not an invasive type. It's marbled effect is brightest in full sun but prefers cool temperatures as the yellow can turn a lighter cream colour in warmer months. This ivy has been awarded a RHS AGM as well as voted 2003 Ivy of the Year by the American Ivy Society.
Generally not harvested but foliage can be taken & used in flower arrangements.
Take softwood cuttings at any time, semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings can be taken from Summer to Winter.
Can be done at any time
Attracts useful insects
Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
A low maintenance plant that provides a counterpoint to more vibrant plants it's subtle markings make this foliage plant very adaptable as either an indoor or outdoor plant. It can be grown in containers for it's trailing habit or left to act as ground/fence cover if planted in garden borders.
This Ivy can also suffer from scale insects.