Parthenocissus tricuspidata ‘Veitchii’
Boston ivy ‘Veitchii’, Japanese ivy ‘Veitchii’, Japanese creeper ‘Veitchii’, Ampelopsis veitchii
Variety or Cultivar
‘Veitchii’ _ ‘Veitchii’ is a vigorous, self-clinging, deciduous climber with lobed, bright green leaves turning dark red-purple in autumn. Occasionally bears inconspicuous flowers and dull-blue berries.
Berries may cause upset stomach if ingested.
Green in Summer
Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Red, Dark-purple in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil
Prune in early winter, but will also tolerate summer pruning if needed. Pay particular attention to stems that are encroaching on windows, guttering or roofs.
Hardwood cuttings, Layering
WHERE TO GROW
Parthenocissus tricuspidata ‘Veitchii’ (Boston ivy ‘Veitchii’) will reach a height of 20m and a spread of 10m after 5-10 years.
Foliage only, Wallside and trellises
Plant in in any fertile, well-drained soil. For the best autumn colour, plant in partial or full shade. Ideal for covering a north or east-facing wall. Provide support until well established.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West