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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Hedera are evergreen climbing shrubs clinging by aerial roots. Clusters of small yellow-green flowers are followed by usually black berries. Foliage of flowering shoots is often less deeply lobed than that of the sterile, climbing shoots
 

Details
'Midas Touch' is a small evergreen climber with reddish stems, with triangular to heart-shaped leaves boldly splashed with golden-yellow on a bright green background; makes a good houseplant

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect
South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Sheltered

Moisture
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil
Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
0.5-1 metres
Ultimate spread
0.1-0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2-5 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows best in fertile, humus-rich, alkaline soil but will tolerate acidic soils. Provide shelter from cold drying winds
Propagation
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 11, at any time
Pests
Can get aphids, scale insects and vine weevil
Diseases
A leaf spot may be a problem

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Hedera helix 'Midas Touch' (Gold Kol)

£8.40Price
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