Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata ‘Dark green’) Instant hedge is a low growing and slow growing evergreen hedge. It is a form of Holly but it has small Box like spineless leaves and is sometimes called the Box leaved Holly . It will grow in almost all soil types but it prefers a well drained soil so avoid soils that can lie wet. It will grow on chalky or clay soils but it prefers a humus rich acidic soil to give the best results. It has the added advantage of being resistant to Rusts, leaf spots and Box blight.
Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata ‘Dark green’) instant hedge is tolerant of shade as well as Urban pollution making it perfect for use in towns and cities and is the ideal instant hedge for your landscaping projects
|ASPECT||Coast Exposed||Coast Sheltered||Inland Exposed||Inland Sheltered||Heavy Shade|
|HEIGHT||Less then 1m||1-2.5m||2.5-5m||Over 5m|
|SOIL||Heavy Clay||Medium Loam||Light Sandy||Peat||Acid||Alkaline||Poorly Drained|
|HARDINESS||Hardy to -10°C||Hardy to below -10°C||GROWTH RATE||15-25cm per year|