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Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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Also known as

Japanese Creeper, Japanese Ivy, Virginia creeper

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

20m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii - Virginia Creeper Vine  - Boston Ivy - Approx 2-4L Container

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Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii - Virginia Creeper Vine - Boston Ivy - Approx 2-4L Container

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Boston Ivy Overview

Vigorous woody creeper grown for its deeply toothed leaves that are bright green in summer and turn red in autumn. it is dormant in winter. The plant can grow, without support, climbing easily onto walls or supporting structures, excellent to cover walls or structures. There are insignificant berries in summer.

Common problems with Boston Ivy

Generally trouble free.

How to harvest Boston Ivy

NA

How to propagate Boston Ivy

Cuttings

Soft wood cutting in early summer, green wood cuttings in midsummer and hardwood cuttings in winter.

Seed

Sow seed in autumn.

Special features of Boston Ivy

Autumn colour

Red to purple leaves in Autumn.

Other uses of Boston Ivy

Ornamental, foliage, fruit, wall or trellis

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