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Ivy Goldchild

Ivy ‘Goldchild’ is grown primarily for its lush foliage of light green young leaves broadly outlined with bright yellow.

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Description

Hedera→English Ivy (Hedera helix ‘Gold Child’)

 

Common names:
English Ivy
Common Ivy

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late fall or early winter
Winter
Flowers: Fragrant
Other: Only on adult form
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Pollinators: Wasps
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil