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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Boston ivy, Virginia creeper

See also CISSUS and VITIS


  • Deciduous
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - young plants might need support, initially
  • Against a wall - or through large tree.
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these. - berries can cause mild stomach upset
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wall-grown plants offer good wildlife environment.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - North America, Himalayas, eastern Asia.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -




Commonly known as: Chinese Virginia creeper.
Dark green foliage veined silver, turning red in autumn
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant


PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia  >

Commonly known as: American ivy, Virginia creeper.
Good autumn colour on this true Virgina creeper
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia var. engelmannii

PARTHENOCISSUS quinquefolia var. engelmannii  >

Commonly known as: Boston ivy, Virginia creeper.
Bright scarlet self-clinging Virginia creeper
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Green Spring'

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Green Spring'  >

Commonly known as: Japanese creeper.
A very vigorous form of the Boston ivy with broad leaves which densely cover walls to which the stems are self clinging
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Veitchii'  AWARD

PARTHENOCISSUS tricuspidata 'Veitchii'  >

Commonly known as: Japanese creeper.
Slightly smaller leaves which are purple when young
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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