BOSTON IVY

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BOSTON IVY suitable for counties:
SOUTH CAROLINA: All counties
IOWA: All counties
ILLINOIS: Hancock, Kane
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
MASSACHUSETTS: Dukes, Hampshire, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
INDIANA: All counties
KENTUCKY: Fayette
MISSOURI: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: All counties
MAINE: All counties
MINNESOTA: Pipestone
OHIO: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: Allegheny, Bedford, Bucks, Delaware, Fulton, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia
NEW JERSEY: Camden, Cape May, Hunterdon, Somerset, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Rockland
Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Green
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 110
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Summer
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Summer Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 14000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Rapid

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Green
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Black
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Climbing
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 110
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : High
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1700 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 4800
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 14 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28

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