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Products > Hedera helix 'Erecta'
 
Hedera helix 'Erecta' - Tree Ivy
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Araliaceae (Ginsengs)
Origin: Europe, Central (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Bloomtime: Not Significant
Synonyms: [A. guatemalensis, A. tortispina]
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Hedera helix 'Erecta' (Tree Ivy) - An upright slow growing plant to 2 to 3 feet tall with dark green 1" long and wide, 3-lobed leaves arranged evenly along nearly vertical stems. This curiosity is generally described as one of the mature forms of English Ivy, Hedera helix. It is sterile and has lost the ability to trail and climb. We received our plant many years ago as Hedera erecta but note that this name may have been used generically to describe the growth form and that our plant could possibly be one of the similar varieties 'Congesta' or 'Conglomerata'. Plant in full sun to light shade and water occasionally to regularly. Tolerates seaside conditions and is hardy to below 0F.  The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing  Hedera helix 'Erecta'.
 
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