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Bennett's Compact Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata 'Bennett's Compacta'

SKU
00751
Dense, compact shrub with wide, leathery, shiny dark green foliage. A versatile plant for shrub beds, foundation plantings, massing and hedges. Prefers well drained, moist, slightly acid soils for optimum growth and performance. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 3 to 4 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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