Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 15-25cm
Characteristics: Drought tolerant, hardy shrubs, low maintenance garden plants, evergreen foliage, leaves with yellow edges, mildly toxic, invasive growth
Growth & Spread: Height 6m - 8m, Spread 4m-5m
Flourishing Season: Flourishes in spring, summer and winter, Mar - Oct
Water & Maintenance: Regular watering when young, low maintenance required
Hedera Helix ‘Goldheart’ is a fast-growing trailing climber plant with beautiful thick green leaves patched in yellow. It is a popularly grown English Ivy plant known for their attractive foliage and decorative flower. An invasive climber it is, that will quickly take over walls and fences, demanding least care and maintenance. Hedera Goldheart is ideal for growing indoors but requires enough sunlight to develop bright foliage colours.
English Ivy is known for its variegated leaves and black fruits that show up in autumn. It is an evergreen plant with year-round interest. It will thrive in a well-drained moist soil and needs full or partial sunlight. Insufficient sunlight will cause its leaves to turn yellowish. Using its aerial roots, it will cling on to vertical surfaces and climb invasively.
Pruning Hedera Ivy is important to maintain its shape and size. Use a low nitrogen fertilizer when the climber is young. It will grow care free once established but its growth has to be carefully limited as it is invasive. It is a wonderful climber plant with trailing habits, suitable in hanging baskets.
English Ivy is generally disease-free plant, although its beautiful and comforting foliage might invite spider mites to lay their eggs. Spraying the plant with water will help in keeping the pests away. English Ivy bears blue-black berries in autumn but they are mildly toxic and inedible.
Hedera Goldheart looks excellent along borders and flower beds. Use them to cover the ground and to suppress weeds. Above all, this Ivy finds its perfect application in covering walls, fences and trellises because of their amazing climbing habit. Hedera Ivy is indeed a perfect plant for your beautiful garden.
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