General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 6-8 inches
Plant Spread: 25-100 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Clusters of small round greenish-black to dark purple to yellowish berry; each containing one to five seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Espalier
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Handling Hedera may cause contact dermatitis in some individuals.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Ivy

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