Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii - botanical name

Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii

Deciduous vigorous woody stemmed climber with tendrils ending in adhesive pads (15m) from China and Japan. Trilobed glossy green leaves turning bright crimson in autumn. Inconspicuous flowers followed by dull blue berries. Useful to cover large areas of masonry or wooden walls or vertical wire fences. Prefers fertile moist loam but will survive on less. Frost tolerant. Drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Climber
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full sun
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Clay, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (China & Japan)
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