Compact Japanese Holly
Ilex crenata 'Compacta'
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often when established.
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks kre-NA-ta kom-PAK-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often when established.|
|Key Feature||Carefree Hedge Plant|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering frequency may be reduced, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9