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Boston Ivy Bonsai Tree


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  • A beautiful ivy with a good sized trunk/root base

  • 10" tall above it's bonsai pot. 12" wide overall. 5" diameter nebari

  • Planted in a glazed stoneware bonsai pot

  • In stock and available for delivery within two or three working days.

Boston Ivy Bonsai Tree

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Parthenocissus Tricuspidata

Parthenocissus Tricuspidata is a flowering plant in the grape family (Vitaceae) native to eastern Asia in Japan, Korea, and northern and eastern China. Though unrelated to true ivy, it is commonly known Japanese creeper, Boston ivy, Grape ivy, Japanese ivy, and woodbine (though the latter may refer to a number of vines).

It is a deciduous woody vine growing to 30 m tall or more given suitable support, attaching itself by means of numerous small branched tendrils tipped with sticky disks. The leaves are simple, palmately lobed with three lobes, occasionally unlobed or with five lobes, or sufficiently deeply lobed to be palmately compound with (usually) three leaflets; the leaves range from 5–22 cm across. The flowers are inconspicuous, greenish, in clusters; the fruit is a small dark blue grape 5–10 mm diameter.

In bonsai cultivation it is predominantly grown for it's fine foliage and absolutely spectacular autumn colour. Prune regularly and water copiously in summer. When in a pot this species will need winter protection in a cold greenhouse or similar. Repot infrequently (3-5 years) using a very moisture retentive soil mix like our Bonsai Compost No1.

Getting Parthenocissus to make a trunk is very difficult and takes a long time, a trunk like this one is rare indeed. A beautiful and unusual bonsai that's going to make an absolutely beautiful autumn display. Some leaves are wind damaged in our pictures.

Approximately 10" tall above it's bonsai pot. 12" wide overall. 5" diameter nebari.

Planted in a glazed stoneware bonsai pot.

In stock and available for delivery within two or three working days.

Price including secure packaging and crated U.K delivery* £135.00

*Price includes delivery to any U.K mainland address (except Highlands and Islands).

Fast Safe Delivery to E.U countries see our shipping rates  as a guide and contact us for a shipping quote and further details. 

Not available for shipping outside the European Union. Importing plants without correct permissions can land you with a VERY big fine.

We do not provide cultural information for this tree other than the above (relevant to the UK climate only). Please ensure you have the skills and facilities to care for this plant in your location before you decide to purchase.

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SKU TS2846