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Holly, Japanese, Ilex crenata Dark Green

Suitable for any normal soil and position and 
Ultimate Height12ft (3.7m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height2-6ft (60-180cm)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*8-12ins (20-30cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenYesChalky SoilNo

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

HOLLY, BOX-LEAVED (Holly, Japanese) (Ilex crenata Dark Green)
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In appearance similar to Box and may be used as a substitute if Box Blight may prove to be a problem. 'Dark Green' is a more robust form of Box-Leafed Holly with glossy, small, dark green leaves. Once established can grow at least 8ins (20cm) a year. Produces small black shiny fruits in autumn, and makes an excellent evergreen hedge.
HEDGE Trim late summer. For hedges 2-6ft (0.6-1.8m). Plant 1.5ft (45cm) apart.
SHRUB 10ft x 4ft (3m x 1.2m).

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 Price per plant for 
 Pg 4-8ins
10-20 cm

Pg = Pot grown.


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Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
No Plants 
Pg  8-12ins
20-30 cm
Pg   4-8ins
10-20 cm

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