Emerald Magic® Meserve Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'WillEmer'
Pronunciation: I-leks MESS-erv-ay
|Description||A cold-hardy, male holly with a dense habit and small, glossy, blue-green leaves. The evergreen foliage takes on a burgundy tint during the winter months. Naturally forms a tidy, compact, rounded shape that seldom needs pruning. Excellent for foundation plantings and low hedges.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Insignificant; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Pollenizer, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.