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Hedera helix 'Curly Locks'

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Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Hedera (HED-er-uh) (Info)
Species: helix (HEE-licks) (Info)
Cultivar: Curly Locks
Additional cultivar information: (aka Curly)

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vanillalotus On Aug 26, 2007, vanillalotus from San Antonio, TX wrote:

I got a small 2 inch pot of curly locks at lowes. I love this plant and can't wait to seperate it into different containers and grow more. It's so easy to care for, beautiful leaves, and grows fast.

Positive MotherNature4 On Dec 22, 2005, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have grown this cultivar for more than 5 years. It roots and transplants easily. The curly leaves are distinctive and quite attractive.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida
San Antonio, Texas



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