Ilex crenata 'Green Glory'

Green Glory Japanese Holly, Box-leaved Holly

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Broad rounded, moderate to slow growth rate
Mature Height - 5'
Mature Width - 8'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Dull greenish white, not showy. May-June
Fruit - Berry-like black drupe. September-October. May persist into spring in mild climates. Usually hidden under foliage.
Leaf - Leaves alternate, simple, spineless, crowded, elliptic 0.5-1.5" long x 0.3- 0.5" wide, dark green above, dotted beneath with blackish clear or translucent glands
Fall Color - N/A
Bark - Green-to gray green or gray brown.
Other Features - Sun or shade adaptable. Does well in city gardens. Cold hardiness improved in cold climates by providing winter shade.
Possible Use - Foundations, borders, groupings, hedges, and as a specimen.
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers light, moist, slightly acid soils; sun to part shade.The soil needs to be well-drained, as Japanese Holly does not like overly moist soil. Regular watering, however, is needed to keep the plants looking their best.
Native Habitat - Japan, Korea, China. Introduced in United States in 1898
Diseases and Insects - Spider mites can be serious. Transplants well. Cold Hardy
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 5

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Holly.
- Other plants of the family Aquifoliaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Ilex.
- Other plants of the species Ilex crenata.