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Nordic™ Inkberry

Ilex glabra 'Chamzin'

Pronunciation: I-leks GLAY-bruh
SKU #04511

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Description Lustrous deep green foliage covers this compact, rounded shrub. An excellent choice for foundations, hedges, and mass plantings, or for use as an accent plant. This easy-care evergreen tolerates a range of soil conditions and even moderately shaded exposures. This female selection bears discreet black fruit if pollinated by a male.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing, rounded shrub; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas Makes a fine background for showier short stature plants in winter or summer. Evergreen cover-up for year around beauty along foundations or fence lines. Well suited to low hedges either natural or sheared into a rigid formal character for dividing front yards. Single specimens can also be sheared for topiary-like precision form. Wind resistance makes an excellent choice that helps with snow drift.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Peony (Paeonia); False Holly (Osmanthus)
Care Very adaptable, tolerating light or heavy, low to high moisture, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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