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Ivy 'Golden Ingot'

Hedera helix 'Golden Ingot'

Ivy, Ivy 'Golden Ingot'

This variegated ivy with small leaves blotched light & dark green and irregular bright yellow markings is not an invasive type. It's marbled effect is brightest in full sun but prefers cool temperatures as the yellow can turn a lighter cream colour in warmer months. This ivy has been awarded a RHS AGM as well as voted 2003 Ivy of the Year by the American Ivy Society.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Autumn
Fruiting time
Winter

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but foliage can be taken & used in flower arrangements.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings at any time, semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings can be taken from Summer to Winter.
Layering
Can be done at any time

Special features

Pot plant
Suitable for hanging baskets or trailing over the edge of large containers.

Geography

Origin
Denmark, Europe

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
A low maintenance plant that provides a counterpoint to more vibrant plants it's subtle markings make this foliage plant very adaptable as either an indoor or outdoor plant. It can be grown in containers for it's trailing habit or left to act as ground/fence cover if planted in garden borders.

Personality

Family
Araliaceae
Flower colour
Yellow, Green
Scent
Mild

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