Soft Touch Compact Japanese Holly
Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks kre-NA-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Enkianthus (Enkianthus); Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Osmanthus (Osmanthus); Wintergreen (Gaultheria); Barberry (Berberis)|
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. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9