Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'

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Popular clinging vine with purplish new growth, maple-like leaves maturing to green before turning a dark red-purple in fall. Valued for quick cover of brick or stone walls, fences. Deciduous. Full to partial sun. Fast grower to 30 to 45 feet long. Seed grown.
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Botanical Pronunciationpar-the-no-SIS-us tri-kus-pi-DAY-ta VEET-chee-eye
Average Size at MaturityFast growing vine; climbs 30 to 45 ft.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseErosion Control, Green Wall, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureBrilliant Fall Color

Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.

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