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Fatshedera lizei (Tree Ivy)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Dark green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Fatshedera lizei - Cultivation Notes

This hardy evergreen shrub grows best in part to full sun on well drained fertile soils. Avoid planting in exposed areas as it is prone to collapse. Staking older growth helps support. Very frost hardy.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Fatshedera lizei:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Fatshedera lizei

  • Invasive top growth
  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Fatshedera lizei:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Evergreen shrub suitable for planting in a shady location
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