Baltic Ivy - 10 Bare Root Plants
Baltic Ivy is a popular ivy variety of Hedera helix. The glossy dark green leaves are marked with distinct white veins. It is less vigorous than 'English', yet good on slopes and borders, trellises and topiaries. It's deer resistant, too.
Name(s): Hedera helix 'Baltica', Common Ivy, Baltic Ivy.
Flower Color: Insignificant.
Bloom Time: Insignificant.
Foliage: Evergreen, glossy.
Height/Spread: 12 inches when prostrate, climbing to 30 feet.
Climate Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to full shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average to poor, pH 6.1 to 7.8. Do not over-water. Allow soil to dry slightly between watering.
Features: Drought tolerant when established, grown for foliage, deer resistant.
Uses: Trellises, ground cover, erosion control, wall cover, container gardens, indoor foliage.
Comments: Hedera helix 'Baltica' is one of the better known ivies. The glossy dark green leaves are slightly smaller than 'English' and are marked with distinct white veins. When grown as ground cover, mature height is about 12 inches.
'Baltica' thrives in USDA zones 5-10. Provide a bit of shade in zones 7-10. Hedera helix tolerates a wide range of soil types with pH ranging from 6.0 to 7.7. Do not over-water. Let soil dry out between watering.
Hedera helix is excellent for slopes and borders, trellises, topiaries and just about anything else you want to cover. Deer won't eat it!
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