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Helleri Holly Shrubs
Japanese Helleri Holly is an easy-to-grow Deer resistant evergreen shrub that can be trimmed to a perfect hedge or left unpruned. When left in its unpruned state, it develops into an almost perfect mound shape.
This Holly shrub has shiny dark green foliage that contrasts beautifully with the greenish white flowers the plant produces in the spring. As a female Holly of its cultivar, the plant will also produce fruits in the fall if planted near a pollinating male Holly.
Botanically referred to as 'Ilex Crenata Helleri,' these dwarf Japanese Holly shrubs grow to a maximum height of 4 feet and only 5 feet wide. The Hollies' slow growing tendencies and compact form make it an ideal landscape plant for smaller yards.
Ideal conditions for the Helleri Holly includes full sun and moderate watering. A benefit of planting Helleri Holly however, other than the interest they bring to your yard, is this plants' low maintenance care needs. The hardy plant will also tolerate conditions of part shade and can grow in many different soil types.
Popular uses of these evergreen shrubs include use in urban gardens and border plantings. Helleri Holly also work great when planted as a dense, low-lying hedge.
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Mature width:||4 to 5 Feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved evergreen shrub|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|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 Requirement:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or planted in mass|