Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii


Parthenocissus tricuspidata Veitchii, Boston Ivy, Virginia Creeper. A vigorous fast growing deciduous climber with bright green leaves, turning dark purple-red colour in the autumn. Makes an excellent wall climber shrub. With a Max Height of 20m.


Plant in well drained soil. Partial shade, 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