Fast-growing vigorous evergreen groundcover, self-clinging wall climber, instant topiary plant trained over a framework. Superlative plant for wildlife. Best suited to cooler climates, but it's very robust, so test its heat-tolerance yourself.
Hedera helix - ivy APPEARANCE: Vigorous evergreen self-clinging climber with dark green tri-lobed leaves. When mature plants climb up a support and become tree-like, the leaves turn diamond-shaped and the plant will bear black berries in winter. USES: An ideal solution to unsightly fences and walls. Works well over archways, or as regularly-clipped topiary. Enjoy indoors while plants are small (or regularly trimmed). Good groundcover - will self-root along its stems. Excellent plant for wildlife, for safety, nesting, food supply. PLANTING: Plant in shade or filtered sun with plenty of indirect light. Suited to planting in shaded locations. Happy in almost any soil. Totally cold-hardy.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until plant becomes established. Feed with a controlled release yearly during spring and follow up with liquid fertiliser monthly during Summer. Provide extra water during dry periods. Growth can be prolific, cut back as required.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: up to 6m H x 6m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
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