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.