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Ilex crenata 'Maxima' BALL

Description:  Ilex crenata 'Maxima' is a very compact growing, evergreen shrub with small glossy green oval leaves.

Uses: An excellent plant suitable for topairy and supplied here in a ball form. The perfect alternative to Box, also suitable for compact hedges and borders in flower beds.

Climate/Position: Adaptable to sun or partial shade.

Height/Spread: Supplied as a 50-60cm ball in a 35 litre pot.

Soil Requirements: Grows on any soils including clay and lime.

Pruning:  Ilex crenata grown as topiary plants respond well to pruning. New growth can be trimmed once or twice a year preferably in May and September to retain the plant's shape. 

Special Requirements: Feeding container plants throughout summer will ensure healthy plants are maintained.

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