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Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'

Also called Veitch


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Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' - Boston Ivy - Fall Colour

More About Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii'

  • AKA Ampelopsis veitchii
  • Insignificant, tiny, white flowers
  • Clusters of dark blue berries can be seen after the leaves drop
  • Glossy, bright green foliage
  • In summer heat, foliage will have a purple tinge
  • Maple-shaped leaves vary from being deeply lobed to three leaflets up to 20 cm wide
  • Brilliant, glossy, reddish-purple in the fall
  • Vigorous, growth habit
  • Bloom Time: June to August

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

10-15 m

Colour:

White
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Boston Ivy Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a fertile, average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to full shade and is extremely drought tolerant once established. Boston ivy may take up to 2 years to become established and start climbing on its own. Pruning can be done in the fall to keep this plant within its bounds.


Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Climbing
Trailing

Foliage Color

Green
Purple

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Screening (privacy)
Woodland/woods edge
Roadside planting