Boston Ivy – Parthenocissus tricuspidata

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Fast grower with magnificent red and orange autumn colour.

As a bonsai, this Boston Ivy variety will look great grown in cascade style or in an upright or semi-upright style. The spectacular changing leaf colours make for a beautiful bonsai all year round.  

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As a bonsai, this Boston Ivy variety will look great grown in cascade style or in an upright or semi-upright style. The spectacular changing leaf colours make for a beautiful bonsai all year round.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

A popular and tough deciduous climber that looks great covering unsightly brick walls or grown over a trellis. Parthenocissus is a genus of about 10 species of deciduous tendril climbers found in the forests of the Himalayas, East Asia and North America. Most commonly they cling by tiny disc-like suckers on the end of their tendrils. They are fully hardy and can be grown in sun or partial shade.

Propagation

Parthenocissus tricuspidata /Boston Ivy is set apart from the rest of the genus by virtue of having 3-lobed leaves as opposed to the commonly seen 5-lobes. Very vigorous, the Boston Ivy can grow to over 20 meters. Its leaves are up to 20cm in length are a bright green through the year turning to shades of red, purple and orange in Autumn.

Common Name:Boston Ivy
Scientific Name:Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer
Climate:Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

A popular and tough deciduous climber that looks great covering unsightly brick walls or grown over a trellis. Parthenocissus is a genus of about 10 species of deciduous tendril climbers found in the forests of the Himalayas, East Asia and North America. Most commonly they cling by tiny disc-like suckers on the end of their tendrils. They are fully hardy and can be grown in sun or partial shade.

Propagation

Parthenocissus tricuspidata /Boston Ivy is set apart from the rest of the genus by virtue of having 3-lobed leaves as opposed to the commonly seen 5-lobes. Very vigorous, the Boston Ivy can grow to over 20 meters. Its leaves are up to 20cm in length are a bright green through the year turning to shades of red, purple and orange in Autumn.

Product Details
Common Name:Boston Ivy
Scientific Name:Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Informal Upright
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer
Climate:Cold Temperate, Subtropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Easy Care Plants