Nordic Inkberry Holly
Nordic Inkberry Holly
Ilex glabra 'Chamzin'Item #4511 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Lustrous deep green foliage covers this compact, rounded shrub. An excellent choice for foundations, hedges, and mass plantings, or for use as an accent plant. This easy care evergreen tolerates a range of soil conditions and even moderately shaded exposures. A male selection that produces no fruit.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat for best performance.Average Landscape Size:Slow growing, rounded shrub; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:I-leks GLA-braPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing, rounded shrub; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Compact Form, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:GreenBlooms:InconspicuousPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasA hardy male inkberry that produces no fruit with excellent foliage. Makes a fine background for showier short stature plants in winter or summer. Evergreen cover-up for year around beauty along foundations or fence lines. Well suited to low hedges either natural or sheared into a rigid formal character for dividing front yards. Single specimens can also be sheared for topiary-like precision form. Wind resistance makes an excellent choice that helps with snow drift.Companion PlantsAzalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Peony (Paeonia); False Holly (Osmanthus)
- CareCare InformationVery adaptable, tolerating light or heavy, low to high moisture, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat for best performance.