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Ivy 'Gold'

Hedera helix 'Gold'

Also known as

Ivy, Ivy 'Goldchild'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

2 years to reach maturity

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A close up of a green Hedera helix 'Gold' plant
A close up of some variegated green Hedera helix 'Gold' leaves
A close up of some green Hedera helix 'Gold' leaves
A photo of Ivy 'Gold'

Ivy 'Gold' Overview

Hedera helix 'Gold' is a medium-sized evergreen cultivar with light green young leaves with golden-yellow edges that turn to a grey-green shade as they get older, with pale yellow edges. It can cope with most light levels, plant in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award of Garden Merit. It is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. It has a climbing habit and is hardy to -15 degrees Celsius. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden, it can also be grown indoors.

Common problems with Ivy 'Gold'

How to propagate Ivy 'Gold'

Cuttings

Semi-hardwood cuttings taken in summer

Special features of Ivy 'Gold'

Attracts bees

Attracts butterflies

Attracts useful insects

Attractive leaves