Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Parthenocissus tricuspidata (AKA Japanese Creeper, Grape Ivy, Japanese Ivy)
Pronunciation: par-then-oh-SISS-us try-kuss-pih-DAY-tuh
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If what you are after is a blaze of vivid red color in early autumn, and a rapidly spreading show of green during spring and summer, you will certainly want to take a good look at Parthenocissus tricuspidata, commonly referred to as Japanese Creeper and Boston Ivy.

Highly useful for both erosion control and naturalizing, Japanese Creeper is also salt tolerant, making it a lovely choice for seaside scapes.

If you are considering purchasing this plant in bare root form, please read about bare root plants so you know what to expect.

See example bare root Boston Ivy plants.

Please note that bare root Parthenocissus will tend to drop many (sometimes all) of their leaves during shipment. It is not a cause for concern, it does not mean that the plants suffered unusual stress during transit.

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General information about Parthenocissus:
When given something to climb, this this aggressive creeper will use his adhesive tendrils to climb heights up to 100 feet. A deciduous woody vine that spreads indefinitely with dark-green leaves divided into three leaflets, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant for climbing (and covering) buildings. In the summer, this practice is economically important due to it significantly reducing cooling costs (by providing shade for walls).

Contrary to what some believe, this plant does not penetrate building surfaces: it merely attaches itself by way of adhesive pads. Nevertheless, damage can occur when plants are ripped off these structures while still alive. If you sever its vines from the root, its adhesive pads will eventually deteriorate to where easy removal is possible.
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Boston Ivy
01/21/2021 By Karen Ursell (TX)
Product reviewed: Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Classy ground covers was easy to work with and answered questions we had quickly but honestly we were a little bit surprised when we received the plants. There is fine print that explains that if you buy Boston ivy plants during the winter they are just bare... Read full review >
04/28/2020 By Amanda Schenk (WI)
Product reviewed: Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Received my plants extremely well packaged and all healthy. I was very impressed by the care taken to send my ivy. I just planted them, so I can not speak on behalf of the overall health, but as for now I will definitely order again.
Two thumbs up
04/27/2019 By Barbara Stovall (MO)
Product reviewed: Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

The Boston ivy plants arrived in great shape and were thoughtfully packaged. Just placed my third order with you a few minutes ago. Thanks!
Wonderful Boston ivy plants!
04/25/2019 By Melinda Clements (GA)
Product reviewed: Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

I was very pleased with these plants. They were all well formed with good root systems and easy to plant. This company never disappoints.
Boston Ivy
04/24/2019 By Martin Wingerter (TX)
Product reviewed: Boston Ivy {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Plants arrived in amazing condition, and they are now in the ground thriving. Not one casualty!
No unusual shipping concerns for this plant.
FREE SHIPPING - Classy Groundcovers offers free shipping, and your plants never spend more than three days in transit.

Precise delivery - another benefit from shopping with us is that you know how many days delivery will take and can control exactly when your order will be shipped.

Shipping information that applies to all plants:
- Transit Time For Your Shipment (at most 3 days)
- When We Ship
- You May Specify Your Shipping Date
- Lookup Shipping Date and Tracking Information
- Special Delivery Instructions
- No Shipments To: AK, AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA or internationally
- Changing Your Shipping Date
- Accepting Delivery
- Unpacking Your Order
- Returns
Avoid watering Boston Ivy excessively (more than once a week for potted plants, more than twice a week for bare root plants for the first three months); more deaths are due to overwatering than any other cause. They do not require supplemental watering except during periods of drought when normal rainfall is sparse. During these periods, water Boston ivy every week or so (preferably with warm water).

Not tolerant of flooding or wet soils.
General information that applies to all plants:
- Ground preparation, fertilization, pH
- Planting instructions
- Explanation and description of bare roots
- How to plant bare root plants
- If you cannot plant bare roots right away

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