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Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'

Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' - Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

More About Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'

  • Greenish-white, inconspicuous flowers
  • Glossy, dark green leaves
  • Black, berry-like drupes mature in early fall and persist throughout the winter
  • Compact, rounded habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Green
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Shamrock Inkberry 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 a wet soil and one, male, inkberry plant will effectively pollinate up to six, female plants.


Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'

Ilex glabra 'Compacta'

Ilex glabra 'Compacta'

Compact Inkberry