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Ilex crenata Shotgun®

Ilex crenata Shotgun®

Ilex crenata is an evergreen shrub with evergreen foliage that belongs to the Aquifoliaceae family. Originally from the Far East, this one replaces boxwood perfectly and is a delight at the edge.

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Ilex crenata Shotgun® is also called "Japanese holly" or "crenellated holly". This one is a shrub with a dense and broad habit, which branches very well. Its non-spicy leaves are small and soft green, glossy. In addition, its woods are reddish brown. Originally from the Far East, Ilex is a very good variety for cut shapes.

 

How to use Ilex crenata Shotgun® ?

Ilex is a perfect species for topiary art (cloud or ball cutting), cut shapes and borders. They can also be used as admirable bonsai. In addition, it is an alternative to boxwood.

What advices to achieve the Ilex crenata Shotgun®'s growth ?

This Japanese holly, is a vigorous shrub that likes cold winters, as well as mild and not too dry summers. It likes to grow in the open in soil rich in organic matter. If your soil is too clayey and heavy, it can be lightened by adding compost and a little horticultural sand.

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