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  • ivy 'Erecta'
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Hedera helix 'Erecta'

ivy 'Erecta'

5 year guarantee
2 litre pot 25-30cm £16.99
2 litre pot 25-30cm £16.99
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, preferably alkaline, moist, well-drained soil (or John Innes No3 potting compost for container-grown plants)
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Unlike many other ivies, 'Erecta' does not climb, but instead it produces a shrubby clump of stiffly upright branches, each clothed in rich green leaves. It makes an interesting addition to borders and pots, and being so undemanding and easy to grow, it will tolerate a wide range of settings and soil types.

  • Garden care: Water specimens grown as houseplants regularly during the growing season, providing a balanced liquid fertiliser each month. Keep moist during the winter months. Plants may be pruned at any time of the year to keep within bounds.
  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy