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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
ivy 'Golden Ingot'
Hedera helix 'Saint Agnes'
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
'Golden Ingot' is a compact evergreen shrub with small 3- to 5-lobed leaves broadly edged with light yellow; makes a good houseplant
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort, contact may irritate the skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow preferably in alkaline, moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade with shelter from cold winds. Although it will tolerate a wide range of soil conditions. Under glass grow loan-based compost such as John Innes No.3 in bright indirect light
Propagate by softwood cuttings or layering at any time. Root semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings from summer to winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 11, at any time. Renovate in early spring before the growth starts
Pests May be damaged by scale insects, aphids and glasshouse red spider mite, vine weevil may be a problem when grown in containers
May be affected by fungal leaf spot; frost damage may be a problem in severe winters but will usually recover in spring
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