Ilex Crenata Kimnei Spiral Evergreen with small glossy leafs, small white flowers appear in June/July. Slow growing which makes this beautiful plant perfect for topiary and has been used in topiary for centuries. This is an easy plant to care for with minimum knowledge of plant required. Water regular and top dress with fertiliser. Clip into shape once, maybe twice a year.
Foliage: Evergreen and glossy leafs
Hardy: Hardy in the UK, survives down to -20
Exposure: Sheltered or exposed
Sun light: Full sun-partial shade. Full shade
Soil: Most soil types
Watering: Keep moist but free drainage water regular in pots in the warmer months, minimum twice a week and more in full sun. Winter months – don’t allow to dry out.
Potting: John Innes no.3
Fertiliser: Osmocote slow release or organic.