Hedera colchica Sulphur Heart


Hedera colchica Sulphur Heart, Bullocks Heart Ivy. A fast growing vigorous evergreen climber with mid-green leaves, boldly splashed with creamy yellow. Can also be used as ground cover. if supported makes an excellent wall climber or offers creeping ground cover if unsupported. Max Height 5m. Harmful if eaten, may cause skin allergy.


*Also available as a Espalier Panel


Plant in well drained soil sheltered from cold drying winds. Partial shade, Frost hardy.


General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring