Ilex Crenata Kimne. Evergreen with small glossy leafs. Slow growing which makes this beautiful plant perfect for topiary and has been used in topiary for centuries. This topiary tree will be supplied in its original nursery pot. This is an easy plant to care for with minimum knowledge of plant required. Water regular and top dress with fertiliser and 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.
Soil: Most soil types- any reasonable garden soil.
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: Apply Osmocote slow release or organic fertiliser to top of soil to feed and to keep plant healthy.