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Ivy, Boston

Parthenocissus tricuspidata Lowii Vine (par-then-oh-SIS-us try-cus-pi-DA-tah)

Deciduous vine - Sun or shade
Height and spread unlimited      
Spacing 6-8 feet

HABIT:  Fast-growing, clinging vine. No showy flowers, but fall color that ranges from weak reddish brown to bright scarlet.

CULTURE:  Easy to grow almost anywhere. Likes good bed preparation and partial shade best.

USES:  Vine for brick, wood, or other slick surfaces.

PROBLEMS:  Black caterpillars in spring.

NOTES:  Native to China and Japan.

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