Densa Inkberry

Ilex glabra 'Densa'

SKU
0762
Upright branches are covered with leathery, dark green leaves. Black, berry-like fruit is produced fall through spring. Withstands heavy pruning quite well. Thrives in moist soils and is shade tolerant. Evergreen.
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical PronunciationI-leks GLAY-bruh
Average Size at MaturityOval rounded shrub, moderate growing to 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Very Wet Areas, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
Key FeatureHedge Plant

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

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