The Q&A Archives: Fast Growing Ivy

Question: We are starting a new garden at our new home this spring, and are in need of ivy that is very fast growing,(for walls and fences). What kind would suit our needs and where could we find them?

Answer: English ivy is a fast, growing type that will climb walls and fences well. Burpee sells a hardy variety called 'Thorndale'. Other types of English ivy are available from a number of sources.

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