Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'Item #0748 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
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An outstanding compact, dense foliage shrub with dark glossy green leaves that have one spine at the tip. Excellent for use as a low hedge, in containers or in mass plantings. Provides a lush green background for flowering plants. Evergreen.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 24Growth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:An easy to grow shrub reaching 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhitePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.