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Boston Ivy

Botanical Name
Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
5 to 10 feet
Flowers
June to July: greenish white, not ornamentally important
Fruit
Bluish berries held on red pedicles
Light
Full sun to full shade
Soil
Well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Best color in full sun
  • Urban tolerant
  • Prune to keep in check
Problems
Holdfasts can damage wood, painted surfaces and building structures, aggressive growth found to be invasive in some parts of the country
Varieties
  • Atropurpurea - purple cast to foliage
  • Fenway Park - new foliage emerges bright yellow, bright red fall color

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