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  • common ivy
  • Eventual height: 3m
  • Eventual spread: 3m

Hedera helix 'Goldchild'

common ivy

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
2 litre pot £14.99
2 litre pot £14.99
  • 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
  • Flowering period: October and November
  • Hardiness: half hardy

    Clusters of yellowish-green autumn flowers and small, lustrous, three to five-lobed, grey-green leaves with bold yellow margins. This versatile, variegated, evergreen climber is ideal as a houseplant or for covering a low wall. For use outdoors chose a sunny site sheltered from cold, drying winds with fertile, moist, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil.

  • 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

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