ENGLEMAN IVY Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Englemannii'
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 3 / Full sun to part shade
Height: 15 ft- 20ft
Spread: 6 ft
Foliage Colour: Glossy green
Fall Foliage: Red
Growth Habit: Twining vine
Flower Colour: n/a
Bloom Time: n/a
Key Features: Engleman Ivy attaches to surfaces with little feet. Provides a home for birds to nest. It turns a beautiful red in the fall. this vine makes a wonderful privacy screen.
Uses: Climbing- fences, posts, trellis, arbour,
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.
-Position the root ball in the center of the hole and ensure the tree is standing straight. If necessary, tip the root ball to adjust the tree.
-Partially backfill the hole with loamy soil, tamp the soil with your heel to remove air pockets, water to settle the soil and finish backfilling around the root ball with good soil. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting and continue to water throughout the summer. Do not not let the tree go dry.
-Applying mulch will help help retain moisture and reduce weeds.