Ilex glabra 'Chamzin'
Pronunciation: I-leks GLAY-bruh
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, 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||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.|
|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.|
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