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botanical name:
Hedera hibernica 'Deltoidea'
Hedera hibernica 'Deltoidea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Irish Ivy
synonyms:  Hedera helix 'Deltoidea'
family:  Araliaceae
characteristics: climber, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Distinctive form with leathery dark green leaves that are normally a rounded heart shape. They become attractively reddish or purple tinted in cold winter weather. Fairly slow growing.

Most soils in sun or shade. Very tough and grows almost anywhere.

From cuttings or layering.

other notes:
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