Green Luster Holly
Ilex crenata 'Green Luster'
|Espoma Bio-Tone Plus Starter Plus||$14.95|
|Soil Soaker Hose by Green Thumb||$18.95|
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved evergreen shrub|
|Habit:||Densely branched, Mounding|
|Flower Color:||White flowers that produce Black Berries|
|Pruning Season:||Prune in late spring to maintain shape|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or planted in mass|
Evergreen Green Luster Holly Hedge for Sale Online
Green Luster Holly is a delicate dense, low growing compact, mounding shrub with dark green foliage that is perfect for use as a low hedge.
Green Luster Holly is a delicate dense, low growing compact, mounding shrub with a dark green foliage that is perfect for use as a low hedge. It is drought tolerant, adapts to many soil conditions and is cold hardier than the Helleri Holly in more northern regions and slightly larger than Japanese compact holly. Little or no maintenance makes it an excellent choice for foundation, borders, or where a small hedge is needed.
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Green Luster Holly that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Green Luster Holly to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. 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.