Emerald Colonnade® Holly

Ilex x 'RutHol1' PP #23,905

SKU
09265
This handsome and versatile male evergreen holly with a natural pyramidal form creates a superb hedge, screen, or windbreak. Dense, glossy, bright green foliage is tolerant of shearing, making it an excellent topiary specimen or formal accent to entryways or gardens. Small cream-colored flowers do not produce berries.
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Botanical PronunciationI-leks
Average Size at MaturityGrows 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide in natural form.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitColumnar, Pyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Camellia (Camellia)

Adapts to a range of soil types; thrives in light, well-drained, acidic soils with consistent moisture. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Fertilize in early spring. For a tidy appearance, prune to shape in winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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