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ILEX crenata 'Golden Gem'

Commonly known as Japanese holly

Compact shrub with attractive yellowish leaves in winter and spring
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  • 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.
  • 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 -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
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1.1m (3½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
 

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