Common Name: Boston ivy
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 30 to 50 feet
Spread: 5 to 10 feet
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Naturalize
Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Heavy Shade, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut
Boston ivy is a rapid-growing, deciduous, woody vine that typically grows 30-50 inches; long or more. It is a vigorous tendril climber that needs no support. It clings to surfaces (e.g., brick, stone or wood walls) by adhesive holdfasts (also called sucker disks) located at the tendril ends.
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Four of the 25 plants didn't look very healthy. Perhaps it's because the leaves were starting to turn. If they don't survive, perhaps you can help?
The ivy we purchased had extensive root systems. Each plant’s roots were longer than the actual ivy and the ivy was quite large with multiple shoots on each plant.