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ILEX x meserveae 'Blue Princess'

Commonly known as Blue holly

Female. Free- berrying form of the above
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Available autumn 2020 -
£14.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each

 

  • Evergreen - glossy, dark-greenish-blue leaves 4.5-6cm (1¾-2½in) long.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - dense, erect to spreading shrub. Purplish-green stems.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - birds, insects
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, leaf miners.
  • Place of origin - garden origin (I. aquifolium x I. rugosa)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Blue -
  • 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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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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