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
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30 to 50 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Leaves emerge pink and white, maturing to green and change to crimson-red in autumn.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/3 inch bluish-black berries.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Boston Ivy

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