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Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs for Sale Online
Castle Spire Blue Holly Shrubs sport dark glossy leaves and beautiful bright red berries. This Evergreen shrub is enjoyed for its naturally narrow yet dense growing habit combined with its wintering fruits and easy maintenance.
Botanically referred to as ilex x meserveae, the Castle Spire Holly's deep evergreen foliage makes the red berries pop out during the fall and winter. Throw in the subtle white flowers that these trees produce in early spring, and these shrubs are quite impossible to resist!
Care for this female variety of Holly includes full sun, a moist soil and regular watering. For best results, one should grow a Blue Holly in USDA zones 5-7.
It is also important to note that Castle Spire is a female Holly. If you want your Holly to produce fruits you must ensure that pollination will take place. We recommend planting a male pollinator like a Blue Prince Holly nearby. Additionally you should avoid pruning female Hollies for best results.
Castle Spire Blue Holly can reach heights of up to 8 to 10 feet, and its columnar growth habit makes it a perfect candidate if you desire a plant with pyramidal form. The most common uses for these compact shrubs includes use for hedges,foundation plantings, lining walkways, or planting in containers.
|Mature Height:||8 to 12 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to partial shade|
|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|