English Ivy, Common Ivy
Hedera helix 'Golden Ingot'

Family: Araliaceae
Genus: Hedera (HED-er-uh) (Info)
Species: helix (HEE-licks) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Ingot

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Calistoga, California

Grand Junction, Colorado

Cleveland, Ohio

Falling Waters, West Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 28, 2007, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

Ivy of the year, 2003
Its gold variegation is set on dark green, giving great contrast. It braches well, and maintains its colours well in cold, heat, shade, and sun. It is not considered invasive due to its decreased vigour (in comparison to the species) and that it is probably reluctant to mature to the blooming adult stage.