Steeds Upright Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata 'Steeds'

SKU
4494
An easy-to-grow, densely branched evergreen shrub with an attractive upright, pyramidal form. Dense, lustrous, dark green foliage adds color to the landscape year-round. Tiny white flowers produce ornamental black berries that persist throughout winter. A shapely hedge or foundation plant that responds well to regular pruning. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationI-leks kre-NA-ta
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureEasy Care Hedge Plant

Prefers light, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates drier conditions, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

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