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Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata' (Salt and pepper ivy)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata'

Other names

Salt and pepper ivy

Genus

Hedera Hedera

Variety or Cultivar

'Minor Marmorata' _ 'Minor Marmorata' is an evergreen climber with small speckled leaves in creamy-white.


Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata' is: Evergreen

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Cream, Variegated in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care


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Where to grow

Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata' (Salt and pepper ivy) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers alkaline soil in sun or partial shade. Shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata'

Other names

Salt and pepper ivy

Genus

Hedera Hedera

Variety or Cultivar

'Minor Marmorata' _ 'Minor Marmorata' is an evergreen climber with small speckled leaves in creamy-white.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort; contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Cream, Variegated in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Leaf spot


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hedera helix 'Minor Marmorata' (Salt and pepper ivy) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers alkaline soil in sun or partial shade. Shelter from cold drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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