Hedera are evergreen climbing shrubs clinging by aerial roots. Clusters of small yellow-green flowers are followed by usually black berries. Foliage of flowering shoots is often less deeply lobed than that of the sterile, climbing shoots. H. hibernica is a vigorous large evergreen climber with broad, 5-lobed dark green leaves to 12 cm in width. Small greenish flowers in umbels are followed by black berries. The plant itself is hardy for the British climate at H5 and only needs sheltering in an extreme cold snap. The plant is prone to potential diseases and pests so take care. The plant can grow in full shade.
Latin Name: Hedera Helix Hibernica
English Name: Irish Ivy, Atlantic Ivy
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Flower: Green (With black fruit)
Flowering Period: Summer
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained . Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight or Partial Shade or Full Shade
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered or Exposed
Hardiness Rating: High (H5)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -25 °C to -15 °C (-13 °F to 5 °F)
Suggested Uses: Wall-side Borders Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical
Maintenance: Pruning group 11 at any time
Growth Habit: Climbing
Pests: Can get aphids, scale insects and vine weevil
Diseases: A leaf spot may be a problem
Cultivation: Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil but will tolerate acidic soils
Propagation: Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types: Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
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