Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

NA

Propagation

Cuttings

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

Seed

Sow seed in autumn.

Special features

Autumn colour

Red to purple leaves in Autumn.

Special features

Origin

Aisia, China, Korea, Japan.

Natural climate

Temperate

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Vitaceae

Flower colour

White, Insignificant

Scent

None

Problems

Generally trouble free.
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