Planting a bare root does require a longer rooting and growing time. On average it took 14 days for the leaves to form on my plants. Now if you going to plant the Baltic ivy in a feature garden or in a container garden then it is best to buy a nursery grown plant.
|Ivy grown by patio table|
Get Garden Site Ready
- Loosen a track of soil along the foundation wall or the back border of your rock garden.
- Remove the grass, weeds and rocks. Work a generous amount of compost into the soil.
- Plant the ivy bare roots in a hole that will accommodate their root up to the stem.
- Firm the soil around the stem.
- Plant a nursery grown ivy he same depth of their nursery container. Space the plants ten inches apart.
- Water so soil is evenly moist.
Here are some of my photographs of Baltic Ivy. The photos bellow show you the quality of the plants that I bought online at greenwoodnursery.com Know I have enjoyed the ivy for the last ten years.
- Climbing comes natural to the ivy, in a few weeks you will see vigorous branching .
- Feed the ivy in early spring with a water based fertilizer like miracle grow.
- Add Baltic ivy to containers, and window boxes. The green leaf with the white veining will accent the flowers.
- When the flowers die off the ivy will add color to your containers throughout the winter.
- Grow Baltic ivy in zones 5-6-7-8.
- When the Baltic ivy is mature the height will be 12 inches.