Boston ivy climbing a wall.

Boston Ivy

Boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) is a hardy vine that can be grown in many different climates. It is a popular choice for gardeners because it is easy to grow, does not require much care, and it provides colorful foliage all year round. In the guides down below, we provide tips on how to plant and grow this beautiful vine along with care and troubleshooting tips. New to Boston ivy? Start here.

How to Winterize Boston Ivy

A horizontal image of a house covered in Boston ivy with the foliage turning red in fall.

Boston ivy is known for its toughness, but it could use a helping hand in wintertime. In this guide, you’ll learn how to prepare your Boston ivy for winter, plus we go over the necessary tools and techniques to ensure that your plant survives the dormant season in good health, and emerges in spring ready to grow.

How to Grow and Care for Boston Ivy

A horizontal image of Boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) with resplendent fall colors gracing the outside of a stone building.

Boston ivy is a durable, gorgeous, and adaptable vine that grows on brick and mortar surfaces with ease and style. With both ornamental and practical uses, nearly everyone can find a use for it in the garden. A plant rich in fall color and botanical history, this is definitely a worthy addition to your landscape.