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Castle Wall® Blue Holly

Ilex x meserveae meserveae 'Heckenstar' PP #14,308

SKU
07494
This new compact male Blue Holly has lustrous foliage and superior branching to older varieties. An ideal pollenizer for Castle Spire™ Holly; one plant will enable berry production for several female plants. Attractive winter foliage. Pyramidal form is ideal for hedge or foundation plantings.
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Botanical PronunciationI-leks MESS-erv-ay
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeaturePollenizer, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

Very adaptable; thrives even in wet, boggy soils, both light and heavy. Fertilize in early spring with a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Prune after flowering. Protect from harsh winter wind in northern zones.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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