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× Fatshedera lizei 'Annemieke' (v) AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Shrub

Habit

Bushy

Resilience

Hardiness

H3 (half hardy - unheated greenhouse/mild winter)

Colour

Flower

White in Autumn

Foliage

Green and Yellow in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

Size

Ultimate height

1-1.5 metres

Ultimate spread

1-1.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

10-20 years


Preferred common name

tree ivy 'Annemieke'

Family

Araliaceae


× Fatshedera are evergreen shrubs that can be trained to climb, with glossy, leathery, palmately lobed leaves and terminal panicles of small greenish-white flowers

'Annemieke' is a lax medium-sized evergreen shrub with large, leathery, palmately lobed leaves with a conspicuous central yellow-green blotch. Small white flowers in globose clusters

Synonym(s)

  • × Fatshedera lizei 'Aurea Maculata'
  • × Fatshedera lizei 'Lemon and Lime'
  • × Fatshedera lizei 'Maculata'

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun
  • Part shade

Aspect

  • South-facing, West-facing or East-facing
  • Sheltered

Cultivation

Grow outdoors in fertile moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Grow under glass in loam-based compost. Most light conditions are acceptable. Pinch young shoots to encourage bushiness. Support container grown specimens

Soil

  • Moist but well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Sand, Clay, Chalk or Loam

Propagation

Propagate by softwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types

City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds or Wall-side Borders


How to care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

May be attacked by mealybugs and scale insects

Diseases

Generally disease free