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Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’

Ivy

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  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height4m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourYellow-green white
  • Leaf ColourGreen-yellow
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ (Ivy). This variety has small 3 to 5 lobed greyish green leaves with wide yellow gold margins. Ideal as a house plant or on a low wall.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Vine

Other common names

English ivy

Origin

Europe, Asia

Interest and use

Grown indoors as a house plant, or on a wall.

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  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Prune in spring to control height and spread, and to remove any damaged growth.

Propagation

Softwood cuttings or rooted layers in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Spider mites and scale insects can become a problem.

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