Japanese Holly Hedging – Ilex Crenata


Ilex Crenata, commonly known as Japanese Holly, brings a sophisticated flair to any outdoor space. This evergreen shrub, known for its small, glossy leaves and compact growth habit,

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Ilex Crenata: A Touch of Elegance

Elevate Your Garden with Ilex Crenata’s Refined Beauty

Introduction Ilex Crenata, commonly known as Japanese Holly, brings a sophisticated flair to any outdoor space. This evergreen shrub, known for its small, glossy leaves and compact growth habit, is a perfect addition for gardeners seeking year-round interest.

Appearance and Texture Uniquely Alluring Foliage: Ilex Crenata boasts a dense, lush green foliage that remains vibrant throughout the year. Its small, oval leaves mimic a miniature holly, providing a refined texture that complements any garden design.

Elegant Growth Form: With a naturally rounded shape, Ilex Crenata forms an elegant silhouette. Its slow growth rate allows for easy shaping, making it ideal for topiary or as a low hedge.

Care and Maintenance Thriving in Versatile Conditions: This hardy plant thrives in a range of soil types, preferring well-drained conditions. It is tolerant of both full sun and partial shade, allowing flexibility in garden placement.

Low Maintenance Charm: Ilex Crenata requires minimal pruning to maintain its shape. It’s also relatively pest-free, ensuring your garden stays lush with minimal effort.

Landscape Use Versatile Garden Addition: Perfect for borders, hedges, or as a focal point in a container, Ilex Crenata adapts well to various landscape styles, from formal to cottage gardens.

Wildlife Attraction: While its flowers are inconspicuous, they attract beneficial pollinators, adding an ecological benefit to its ornamental value.

Conclusion Ilex Crenata is a versatile and elegant choice for gardeners looking to add year-round interest to their outdoor spaces. Its low maintenance and adaptability make it a must-have for any elegant garden.

Discover more about Ilex Crenata on its Wikipedia page or find other exquisite plants for your garden at Harrodsoutdoor.com/shop.


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Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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