Scientific Name: Parthenocissus tricuspidata Form: Climbing
Common Name:Boston ivy Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:VitaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 10 - 15m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Ovate, Dentate, Palmately lobed
Flowers: Cyme, Green-yellow, Jul- Jun
Fruit: Berry (true), Blue, Black, Oct- Nov, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Deep shade, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Screening, Wildlife food, Erosion control, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly 10-20 cm wide with three pointed lobes; berries blue-black, persist after leaf drop.