General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Common names
  • Japanese Holly
  • Boxleaf Holly
  • Box-Leaved Holly
  • Inutsuge
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Ilex crenata
  • Synonym: Ilex crenata f. convexa

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