Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Ilex glabra 'Gem Box®' (SMNIGAB17)

#PP27554

More About Ilex glabra Gem Box® ('SMNIGAB17') (PP27554)

  • Dwarf, compact, rounded habit, like boxwood
  • Small, white, insignificant flowers
  • Glossy, dark green leaves with red tips during the spring flush

Zone:

5

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.
×

Gem Box® Inkberry Holly Growing and Maintenance Tips

Inkberry grow best in a slightly acidic, slightly moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. 'Compacta' makes an excellent evergreen hedge as it prunes well. Will tolerate wet soil. One male inkberry plant will effectively pollinate up to six female plants.


Ilex glabra Gem Box® ('SMNIGAB17') (PP27554) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Compact
Dwarf
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Ilex glabra 'Gem Box®' (SMNIGAB17)