Emerald Magic® Meserve Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'WillEmer'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Insignificant; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Pollenizer, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Pruning is generally unnecessary but may be done in late winter to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9