AWARD

ILEX crenata 'Golden Gem'

Commonly known as Japanese holly

Compact shrub with attractive yellowish leaves in winter and spring
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long. Turns yellow-green in summer.
  • Height
    1.1m (3½ft)
  • Spread
    1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, low-growing, shy-flowering shrub. Black berries.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Best in full sun.

ILEX crenata 'Golden Gem'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, leaf miners.
    Place of origin
    Russia, Japan, Korea.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.1m (3½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
 

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2022 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2022      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.