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Castle Spire Blue Holly

Ilex x meserveae 'Hachfee' Plant Patent #14,310

Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs are definitely a looker with its dark glossy foliage that stays all year. If you place it near the Castle Wall Blue Holly it will produce radiant red berries for a nice contrast amongst its lustrous glossy leaves. Thrives in damp soil; native to swampy and boggy areas. Great for borders, screens, hedges, foundation plantings.

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Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs are definitely a looker with its dark glossy foliage that stays green all year. The dark green foliage highlights the bright red berries.

About Your Castle Spire Blue Holly

The Castle Spire Blue Holly is definitely a looker with its dark glossy foliage that stays all year.  If you place it near the Castle Wall Blue Holly it will produce radiant red berries for a nice contrast amongst its lustrous glossy leaves. Thrives in damp soil; native to swampy and boggy areas. Great for borders, screens, hedges, foundation plantings.


Hardiness Zone: 5-7
Mature Height: 8 to 12 Feet
Mature Width: 3 to 4 Feet
Classification: Evergreen
Sunlight: Full Sun to partial shade
Habit: Columnar
Foliage: Dark Green
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Pruning Season: No pruning needed
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting
Growzone: 5-7 Castle Spire Blue Holly Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Castle Spire Blue Holly

Never plant Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs deeper than originally planted in the pot. As a rule we always say that before you mulch you should still be able to see the soil from the original pot. Planting to deep can cause rotting of the stem and death to the tree. Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs are moderately drought tolerant, however they grow very slow without adequate water. Staking young trees is recommended to minimize the stress on the stem from winds blowing the tree. When planting a potted shrub, remember the only water source the shrub has, is its small root ball. All the water the shrub uses must come from them until new roots can grow into the surrounding soil. New shrubs should be watered twice weekly (Minimum), under hot drier conditions possibly more. Care should be taken not to over water. More trees die from over watering than under. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


Frequently Asked questions

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Can Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs be used as a formal hedge?

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