Stoke's Dwarf Yaupon Holly (Male)
Ilex vomitoria 'Stoke's Dwarf'
|Description||This dwarf evergreen shrub with tight branches that create a tidy spreading mound is excellent for low hedges, borders, or around foundations. The twiggy branches covered with fine-textured, glossy, dark green foliage take well to shearing. A tough plant that tolerates a range of soil conditions and can withstand drought or flooding.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous spring flowers.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||This native Holly is among the very reliable small shrubs that maintain a neat, compact habit. Plant along foundations and fence lines, or in front of bigger flowering shrubs to cover their legs. Makes a great low-maintenance shrub for parkways, along driveway edges or in planters. May also be sheared into a rectangular hedge or spheres. Pair with female Yaupon Holly for a significant yield of berries for a bird habitat.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Enkianthus (Enkianthus); Black Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Osmanthus (Osmanthus); Wintergreen (Gaultheria)|
|Care||Adaptable to a wide variety of moisture conditions, sun exposures, and soil conditions, provided soil is well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce tolerates drier soils. Fertilize in early spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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